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Accident: 119167.015 - Employee Lacerates Leg After Contact With Chainsaw Blade

Accident: 119167.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 08/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1425057.01508/21/2019Verizon New York, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on August 16, 2019, an employee was cutting a utilit y pole with a gas-powered chain saw. The rotating blade of the saw came in conta ct with the employee's right leg, below the knee. The employee sustained a lace ration. The employee was hospitalized to treat these injuries.
Keywords: blade, chain saw, elec utility work, knee, laceration, leg, rotating parts, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1425057.015 99 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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