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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 95609.015 - Employee'S Neck It Cut While Operating Chain Saw

Accident: 95609.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1233069.01505/16/2017Gp Landscape, Inc.

At 8:40 a.m. on May 5, 2017, an employee was using a chain saw to cut an oleande r tree. During cutting, the chain saw contacted a chain link fence that was loca ted behind the tree. The chain saw kicked back and struck the employee in his n eck, resulting in the laceration of the employee's neck just above his vocal cor ds.

Keywords: chain saw, kick back, laceration, neck, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1233069.015 38 M Non Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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