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Accident: 136064.015 - Employee Is Killed When Chainsaw Kicks Back

Accident: 136064.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 06/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1534669.01506/07/2021Marc Woodworks, Llc

At 3:04 p.m. on June 1, 2021, an employee was operating a Stihl Chainsaw to clea r trees from a site when the chainsaw kicked back and struck him the head. The e mployee suffered a deep scalp laceration and a ruptured cerebral artery which ki lled him.

Keywords: artery, brain, chain saw, cutting, hand tool, hard hat, head, laceration, loss of blood, ppe, rupture, skull, struck by, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1534669.015 70 M Fatality

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