Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170168355 - Employee'S Knee Cut By Chain Saw
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|111902730||05/16/1991||0761||0||Alfaro Labor Construction|
Abstract: At approximately 10:00 a.m. on December 26, 1990, Employee #1 was using a chain saw to prune a limb from an almond tree. When the chain saw bar became lodged or pinched in the cut, Employee #1 jerked the saw free. He let the saw drop down and the bar struck his left knee. He sustained a serious cut and was taken to the hospital, where approximately 20 stitches were required to close the wound. Employee #1 was not wearing chain saw leg protection at the time of the accident. The employer was cited for violation of T8CCR 3383 b) for failing to require that employees wear appropriate leg protection while operating a chain saw.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||111902730||Non Hospitalized injury||Cut/Laceration||Farm workers|