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Accident: 98948.015 - Worker Injured When Power Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 98948.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 03/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226414.01503/30/2017Ed Hansen Structures Inc
At 2:00 p.m. on May 16, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as performing interior carpentry at a building worksite. He was operating a 7-i nch Skilsaw power saw to cut a piece of plywood when the saw blade hit a knot in the wood. The saw kicked back and struck Employee #1's right leg. Emergency s ervices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was ad mitted and treated for a laceration to his leg.
Keywords: blade, building, carpenter, construction, hand tool, kick back, laceration, leg, saw, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1226414.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause:

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