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Accident: 202550943 - Employee Lacerates Hand While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 202550943 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/02/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316294311/24/20098811Lone Star Termite & Pest Control
At approximately 11:52 a.m. on November 02, 2009, Employee #1 was making a cut to a 2-in. by 10-in. fascia board using a guarded 7.5-in. circular saw. As Employee #1 was making the cut, the blade struck a wood knot, kicked back and struck Employee #1 across the middle and ring finger of his left hand. Employee #1 cut his hand and was hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, guard, circular saw, laceration, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313162943 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers

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