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Accident: 202487872 - Employee Lacerates Thumb While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 202487872 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582243709/05/20081521Guy Strack Construction
Employee #1 works for the company as a carpenter. Employee #1 was cutting fire blocks with a portable power driven circular hand saw Employee #1 states the saw kicked out of a cut and struck his left thumb. Employee #1's thumb was not amputated, but he did sustain deep lacerations requiring hospitalization for more than 24 hours. The saw was new and the guard was in place and functioning properly.
Keywords: kick back, carpenter, construction, thumb, circular saw, laceration
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125822437 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Other

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