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Accident: 201100724 - Employee Falls On Chainsaw

Accident: 201100724 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 09/26/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567086910/02/19982411Mccollum Engineering Inc

Employee #1 worked for a timber faller. Employee #1 was climbing a tree that he had felled. A small oak tree behind him fell over and hit Employee #1. This caused him to lose his balance and fall against his running chain saw. Employee #1's left arm was cut by the chain on his chain saw. Employee #1 was hospitalized. It was not determined what caused the small oak tree to fall.

Keywords: tree felling, laceration, tree, fall, struck by, arm, lost balance

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125670869 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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