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Accident: 104424.015 - Employee Is Hit By Chain Saw During Blade Kick Back And Lace

Accident: 104424.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 03/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305654.01504/02/2018Blue Mound Golf And Country Club
At 2:00 p.m. on March 28, 2018, an employee was using a chain saw to cut down a dead tree. The employee was struck in the shin and lacerated it when the chain saw kicked back while cutting a tree branch that was on the ground. The employe e was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain saw, kick back, laceration, leg, struck by, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305654.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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