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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 laceration.
Keywords: wood slab, chain saw, carpenter, laceration, leg, construction, cutting
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
1 1355998.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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