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Accident: 95499.015 - Employee Handling Demolition Saw Lacerates To Leg

Accident: 95499.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 04/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1224572.01504/12/2017Triple P Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
On April 12, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a plumbing and heating company, were engaged in installation work at the construction site for a residential building. Employee #1 was using a demolition saw to notch concrete where a PVC pipe was to be installed. He then proceeded to hand the saw to Coworker #1. While doing so, Employee #1 looked away, the saw moved unexpectedly, and the rotating saw blade made contact with Employee #1's left leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treated for a laceration to the leg.
Keywords: pipe, plumbing, struck against, construction, laceration, residential construction, leg, installing, concrete, saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1224572.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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