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Accident: 170246946 - Employee'S Leg Cut In Fall Onto Chain Saw

Accident: 170246946 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 04/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11158539404/12/19904212Meyer Trucking
Employee #1 was helping his employer fell a tree. He had driven a wedge in the tree and was attempting to get clear as the tree fell. He tripped and struck a Stihl 056 chainsaw, suffering a severe cut on his left leg just below the knee.
Keywords: portable power tool, tree felling, chain saw, work rules, struck against, laceration, tripped, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111585394 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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