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Accident: 970434 - Employee Cuts Leg With Circular Saw

Accident: 970434 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 03/23/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10559375003/29/19891542Merrill Sheriff Construction
On March 23, 1989, Employee #1 was working on a building for Kamasut and had been assigned to cut lumber. While cutting 2 by 4 lumber with an electric skill saw, he stooped over to pick up a piece of lumber while the saw was still in his right hand. The saw came into contact with Employee #1's right leg. He was taken to Wasatch County Hospital, where he received 58 stitches. He was released from the hospital the same day.
Keywords: construction, circular saw, electric saw, saw, laceration, struck by, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105593750 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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