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Accident: 202507265 - Employee Is Cut By Saw That Kicked Back, Is Hospitalized

Accident: 202507265 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/28/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31107412408/03/20090781Habitat & Devries Landscape Design & Construction
At approximately 9:05 a.m. on July 26, 2009, Employee #1 was operating a 7.25-in. Skilsaw, Model Number F012HM7700, and was cutting a 2-in. by 2-in. by 12-in. piece of wood into two smaller pieces. The employee stated that the saw was guarded but it kicked back and he cut his finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: kick back, guard, thumb, circular saw, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311074124 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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