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Accident: 116012.015 - Employee Lacerates Forearm When Chainsaw Kicks Back

Accident: 116012.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398743.01504/09/2019Brightview Tree Care Services, Inc.
At 11:15 a.m. on April 3, 2019, an employee was getting ready to cut a branch fr om a tree using a Stihl chain saw. The employee lacerated his left forearm when the blade kicked back while cutting a different branch and was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain saw, forearm, kick back, laceration, tree limb, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1398743.015 48 M Hospitalized injury

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