Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 110410.015 - Employee Using Chain Saw Cuts Leg

Accident: 110410.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 10/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355998.01510/22/2018Vernon Kuhns
At 1:40 p.m. on October 17, 2018, Employee #1 was engaged in carpentry work for a new two-story building. He was straddling a truss beam approximately 26 feet above the ground and using a chain saw to trim a vertical post. As the employee pulled the chain saw toward him, it cut into his right leg above the knee. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the lacerat ion.
Keywords: carpenter, chain saw, construction, cutting, laceration, leg, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 26
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1355998.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.