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Accident: 202353306 - Employee Is Injured By Chain Saw

Accident: 202353306 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 08/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30715952508/22/20031799Frederick Fence Company Inc

On August 21, 2003, Employee #1 was cutting a horizontal fence board with a gas-powered chain saw to center the end of the board in the middle of a vertical post. The chain saw kicked up and struck him in the face and neck. Employee #1 was hospitalized for lacerations. The saw was not equipped with an anti-kickback device.

Keywords: kick back, chain saw, saw, laceration, fence, neck, blade, face
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307159525 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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