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Accident: 202489381 - Employee Is Injured When Wood Kicks Back From Saw

Accident: 202489381 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/22/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31322899108/12/20092452Decore-Ative Specialties, Inc.
On June 22, 2009, Employee #1 was placing a piece of plywood into a self-feeding table saw. A thin piece of the wood kicked back and struck his groin, cutting an artery. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: kick back, abdomen, machine operator, saw, laceration, artery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313228991 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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