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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170697239 - Employee'S Leg Cut By Power Saw

Accident: 170697239 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 07/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11976072608/15/19952411Hayden Gilmore Logging
Employee #1, a timber feller for a small logging operation, had just felled a tree and was limbing it when his chain saw kicked back, catching his leg protection in the brush. The leg protection balled up, exposing his leg, which was cut by the saw.
Keywords: kick back, tree felling, ppe, chain saw, laceration, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119760726 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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