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Accident: 111443.015 - Employee Is Struck By Weed Whacker Blade And Lacerates Leg

Accident: 111443.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363401.01511/30/2018Vasvision Berry Farms, Llc

The employee was performing pruning operations on a raspberry field where he was cutting the raspberry bushes with a brush cutter alongside another employee. T he employees were using Stihl F250 brush At 9:24 a.m. on November 27, 2018, an e mployee was working near a coworker who was using a Stihl FS250 Brush Cutter wit h 10 inch blades and turned into him. The employee was struck by the brush cutt er and lacerated the back of his left leg and calf. The employee was hospitaliz ed.

Keywords: blade, brush chipper, laceration, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1363401.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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