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Accident: 98438.015 - Worker Operating Skil Saw Incurs Hand/Finger Laceration

Accident: 98438.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 08/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257942.01508/25/2017F & A Painting And Construction Inc.
At 4:24 p.m. on August 21, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in exterior carpentry at a two-story commercial building. He was using a Skil circular saw to cut a piece of plywood when his left hand made cont act with the blade. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpo rted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a laceration of his left hand and index finger.
Keywords: amputation, blade, carpenter, circular saw, construction, finger, hand, portable power tool, struck against, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1257942.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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