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Accident: 202523502 - Operator'S Toe Is Almost Severed When Power Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 202523502 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/13/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669758003/20/20131542Cve Contracting Group Inc Dba Central Valley Envir
On March 13, 2013, Employee #1, of CVE Contracting Group, Inc., dba Central Valley Environmental, was working at a commercial building demolition site. He was operating a Makita power-operated portable circular hand saw to cut a subfloor. The saw kicked back, and its blade made contact with Employee #1's right boot and toe. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a cut that reached from the top of the toe down through the bone.
Keywords: kick back, demolition, equipment operator, machine operator, construction, circular saw, laceration, toe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316697580 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Other

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