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Inspection: 310196647 - Southland Framers Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 310196647Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 03/29/2007

Southland Framers Inc.
4558 Juniper Court
Lancaster, CA 93536
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors
Mailing: 42307 4th Street E, Lancaster, CA 93535

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/14/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/21/2007
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202464533Event: 03/20/2007Employee'S Hand Fractured By Circular Saw
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 20, 2007, Employee #1, a carpenter for Southland Framers, was told by his supervisor to put a wooden border on a new residential home. He was cutting a 4-inch by 1-inch wooden board with a Skilsaw (HG52525), with a 7 1/2-inch blade, when the blade jumped and struck him on his left hand. The supervisor came to his assistance and took him to Antelope Valley Hospital. He was diagnosed with a commuted fracture to his first metacarpal and was hospitalized for one day. No violation was observed.
Keywords: board, kick back, fracture, installing, carpenter, construction, circular saw, struck by, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310196647 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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