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Accident: 103219.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Entangled In Rope As It Is Pulled Through

Accident: 103219.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295891.01502/20/2018Classic Lawns Of Collier, Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on February 13, 2018, an employee was cutting tree branches and threw a branch into the chipper. The employee's rope was still attached to the branch as it went through the chipper and caught the employee's arm, fracturing his right forearm. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: tree trimming, fracture, forearm, entangled, caught by, chipper, rope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1295891.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Agricultural and food scientists

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