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Accident: 202472841 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Circular Saw

Accident: 202472841 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/11/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718185907/07/20061751M B C Construction Inc
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 11, 2006, Employee #1, a worker for a framing contractor, was working at a construction site of thirty-two new wood-frame town homes. He was operating a circular saw, performing a ripping cut at a 45 degree angle on a piece of 2 by 4 lumber that measured approximately 12 to 14 inches long. The saw kicked back, causing his left hand to come into contact with the blade of the saw. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for lacerations to the fingers on his left hand.
Keywords: finger, guard, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, hand tool
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307181859 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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