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Accident: 201623352 - Employee Is Killed When Struck On Neck By Chain Saw

Accident: 201623352 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 11/23/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31593309311/23/20110851Cutting Edge Forestry Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31593310111/28/20110851Summitt Forests Inc

On November 23, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a chainsaw to cut trees and limbs from trees that apparently, already fell. The chainsaw apparently kicked back and struck Employee #1 in the neck area. Employee was found unconscious, and he died shortly after being found.

Keywords: kick back, unconsciousness, chain saw, neck, struck by, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315933093 Fatality Cut/Laceration Forestry workers, except logging
2 315933101 Occupation not reported

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