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Accident: 202676425 - Employee Cuts Left Wrist With Chainsaw

Accident: 202676425 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/13/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31724952203/20/20149224Ca Fire

On February 13, 2014, Employee #1 was preparing to cut a 4-inch sapling along a 15-foot embankment when he lost his footing. He slid down the hill and the chainsaw pressed against the ground engaging the throttle and the blade cut into his left wrist.

Keywords: chain saw, laceration, lost balance, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317249522 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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