Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 115263.015 - Employee Loses Vision In Eye When Struck By Chain Saw Kickba

Accident: 115263.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392399.01504/11/2019Victor Gomez-Perez
At 11:39 a.m. on April 9, 2019, an employee was using a chain saw to cut portion s of a eucalyptus tree while harnessed to it. The employee was making a final c ut on a 15 foot long branch when the tree shook and the employee was struck by t he chain saw when it kicked back. The employee suffered some internal swelling and bleeding to his head and brain as well as facial fractures that led to the l oss of his right eye.
Keywords: brain, chain saw, eye, face, head, kick back, struck by, tree limb, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392399.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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.

Close