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Accident: 202466660 - Employee Lacerates Leg While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 202466660 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/30/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020268407/14/20081751Srg Construction
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on May 30, 2008, Employee #1 was using a circular saw (Skill Magnum Model Number 77).to shave a sheet of plywood on the roof of a shed (pool house.) Employee #1 was holding the guard open with his left thumb. The saw kicked back lacerating Employee #1 right thigh. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, guard, construction, thigh, thumb, circular saw, laceration, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310202684 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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