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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1269746.015 - D.L. Denman Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas

Nr: 1269746.015Report ID: 0953220Open Date: 10/10/2017

D.L. Denman Construction, Inc.
4880 Donovan Waynull
North Las Vegas, NV 89081
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 4880 Donovan Waynull, North Las Vegas, NV 89081

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/13/2017
Close Case:12/13/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1271309 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100093.015Event: 10/05/2017Employee Incurs Leg Lacerations When Angle Grinder Kicks Bac
At 1:30 p.m. on October 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working on his knees inside a water tank. He was operating a Dewalt 4011 Angle Grinder, Type 1, 120 V, 50/60 HZ, 12000 RPM with a Pro Star Cut Off Wheel, diameter 4.5, thickness 0.45 inches, max RPM 13300, and cutting off welding tac ks inside the water tank. The angle grinder kicked back, and the cut off wheel struck and cut Employee #1's right knee and lower hamstring. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for lacerations that damaged bone and tendon in his leg and knee.
Keywords: construction vehicle, grinder, grinding wheel, guard, kick back, knee, laceration, leg, struck by, water tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269746.015 Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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