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Accident: 202449484 - Employee Is Injured When While Using Skil Saw

Accident: 202449484 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060469910/23/20081751Twr Enterprises Inc
At approximately 12:51 p.m. on August 28, 2008, an employee was using portable power driven circular hand saw, Skilsaw, to cut blocks. Suddenly, the saw kicked back and the blade made contact with his left hand. He sustained a laceration to his left hand. The employee was transported to Corona Regional Medical Center, where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, carpenter, circular saw, laceration, hand tool, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310604699 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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