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Inspection: 125586842 - Lester Landscaping

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 125586842Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 07/07/1998

Lester Landscaping
50 Vista Del Sol
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 6682 Petaluma Hill Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/07/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/22/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170764260Event: 06/24/1998Employee'S Finger Lacerated In Circular Saw
Employee #1 was using a Skilsaw power saw to cut redwood fence boards during the building of a perimeter fence around a new house. He was cutting while his foreman held the wet and rough 1 by 8 boards. Employee #1 had just completed a cut when the saw struck Employee #1's left index finger. He sustained a severe laceration and was taken to the hospital, where skin grafting was required. The foreman had warned Employee #1 that his hand was too close to the saw, but Employee #1 did not move it.
Keywords: portable power tool, finger, work rules, struck against, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125586842 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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