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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309810000 - Nu Era Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4

Nr: 309810000Report ID: 0352440Open Date: 04/06/2006

Nu Era Construction
4331 Telfair Boulevard
Morningside, MD 20746
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors
Mailing: 6220 Breezewood Drive, # 203, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/13/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/13/2006
Emphasis: S:Construction, S:Struck-By

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202357893Event: 04/06/2006Employee'S Leg Is Cut When Struck By Saw
On April 6, 2006 Employee #1 was standing on a wood floor leaning down while operating a 7.25-in. circular saw. He was cutting a wood block from a 2-in. by 8-in. piece of lumbar, approximately 2 ft long. The wood block was 7-in. long and 3-in. wide at one end, and approximately 7-in. wide at the other end. This piece of lumber rested upon another 2-in. by 8-in. piece of lumber that was also approximately 2 ft long. The saw kicked back and struck Employee #1 in his lower right leg. He was hospitalized with a laceration approximately 6-in. long.
Keywords: kick back, circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by, hand tool, unguarded, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309810000 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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