Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 144095.015 - Employee Cuts Right Leg With Chainsaw While Doing Tree Care
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1577652.015||02/10/2022||561730||Smith'S Tree Care, Inc.|
Abstract: At approximately 9:300 a.m. on February 9, 2022, an employee was attempting to c onduct a flush cut on a tree stump. The employee was performing duties as a grou ndsman for a tree-trimming company. The employee was using a Husqvarna 576XP ch ainsaw to perform the flush cut of a tree stump before using the stump grinder f or removal. The employee was wearing Stihl ProMark cut-resistant chaps but had only secured them around the waist and not the legs. While attempting to cut, t he chainsaw kicked back and struck his leg, resulting in a laceration and requir ing several stitches. The employee was hospitalized to treat these injuries.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1577652.015||25||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Laborers, except construction|