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Accident: 76140.015 - Employee Is Struck In The Neck With Chainsaw And Is Killed.

Accident: 76140.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 04/20/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1057448.01504/21/2015We Cut Trees Incorporated

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on April 20, 2015, Employee #1 was cutting a limb fro m a tree with a gas-powered chainsaw. As he was using the chainsaw, the saw kick ed back. The chainsaw cut the left side of his neck, causing a severe laceration . Employee #1 loss massive amounts of blood and was killed.

Keywords: agriculture machinery/vehicle, amputation, chain saw, kick back, laceration, neck, portable power tool, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1057448.015 32 M Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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