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Accident: 202675393 - Employee'S Foot Is Struck And Cut By Circular Saw

Accident: 202675393 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/23/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31724699910/18/20131751Condominium Association Management Company Dba Cam
On September 23, 2013, Employee #1 was operating a circular saw to cut and remove wooden deck boards on a patio at a residential property. The patio was being replaced. At approximately 10:00 a.m., he picked up the saw and unintentionally activated its trigger. The saw came towards him, falling and cutting the top of his right foot. Emergency services were summoned. They arrived and transported him to a medical center, where he underwent surgery to repair a severed artery in the foot. A second surgery was conducted several weeks later to reattach severed tendons in the foot. Employee #1 was hospitalized over 24 hours during the initial hospital stay.
Keywords: circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by, falling object, elec port tool--misc, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317246999 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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