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Accident: 114937.015 - Employee Sustains Puncture To Forearm When Caught By Grapple

Accident: 114937.015 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 11/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1389614.01511/27/20180181317722625 - Holiday Tree Farms Inc
At 11:50 a.m. on November 23, 2018, Employee #1 was operating a baler. A three foot tree became caught in the baler and the employee put his right foreman over the tree, in an attempt to dislodge it. At that moment, the grapple jaw closed and punctured the employee's right forearm. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: baler, caught by, forearm, lodged tree, puncture, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1389614.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported

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