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Accident: 103369.015 - Employee Suffers Back Trauma And Leg Paralysis When Struck B

Accident: 103369.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 02/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297202.01502/21/2018Salmon River Wood, Inc.

At 2:45 p.m. on February 8, 2018, an employee was cutting trees down with a chai n saw and had been working with a coworker. The employee was struck by a tree t hat was felled by his coworker and injured his spinal cord, suffered back trauma , and experienced leg paralysis. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: back, leg, paralysis, spine, struck by, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297202.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Chainsaw Operator

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