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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202554259 - Employee Lacerates Arm When Chain Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 202554259 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552823204/03/20120782Dans Landscape Service Inc

On March 29, 2012, Employee #1, a landscaper, was cutting a shrub with a 16-inch Stihl Model MS 200T chain saw, While cutting, the saw snagged a branch he was holding with his right hand and kicked back, striking Employee #1's left arm in the triceps area, causing a serious laceration injury. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.

Keywords: kick back, chain saw, laceration, struck by, arm, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315528232 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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