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Accident: 100274.015 - Employee Is Holding Ladder For Coworker And Suffers Head Lac

Accident: 100274.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263840.01509/08/2017Brandon Simpfenderfer
At 9:43 a.m. on August 24, 2017, an employee was supporting a ladder against a t ree that a coworker was using while trimming tree branches. The employee was st ruck in the head by the coworker when the coworker lost control of the chainsaw he was using. The employee suffered a laceration to his head behind his left ea r. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain saw, head, laceration, ladder, lost control, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263840.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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