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Accident: 202615050 - Circular Saw Kicks Back And Lacerates Workers Throat

Accident: 202615050 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 09/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31707388009/05/20139131City Of Astoria
On September 4, 2013, Employee #1, a 49-year-old male utility worker with City of Astoria, was cutting a 10 in. steel water pipe inside an excavation with a gas powered circular saw. The saw kicked back and struck Employee #1 in the throat. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a laceration injury.
Keywords: kick back, throat, excavation, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317073880 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c.

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