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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202540472 - Employee Lacerates Hand And Arm While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 202540472 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/07/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30087177907/15/20091751Ayala Construction Inc
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on July 7, 2009, Employee #1 was cutting wood with a 7.5 in. Worm Drive Skilsaw, and without a sawhorse or any other surface to stabilize the wood. The blade of the circular saw began binding into the wood, and then became stuck. He forcible freed the saw from the wood, when he was struck in the hand and forearm with its blade. Employee #1 was transported to Harbor General Hospital, where he received medical treatment, including eight internal and 20 external stitches in his hand and forearm. He was released at 8 p.m. on the same day.
Keywords: forearm, struck against, circular saw, laceration, blade, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300871779 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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