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Accident: 202518528 - Employee'S Thumb Is Lacerated By Circular Saw

Accident: 202518528 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/04/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257175511/06/20081799Elegant Surfaces, Inc.
On August 4, 2008, Employee #1 was using a circular saw to try and cut a piece of plywood. The wood kicked back, and the saw lacerated his thumb.
Keywords: kick back, construction, thumb, circular saw, saw, wood panel, laceration
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312571755 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Other

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