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Accident: 201100609 - Employee Injured When Chain Saw Cuts Knee

Accident: 201100609 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566928306/18/19982411Western Pacific/Picket Peak Logging
Employee #1, a choker setter, slipped and fell while carrying a chain saw, and fell on the chain. The chain has sharp points which struck Employee #1's knee. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital for a laceration to his knee and released. Employee #1 developed an infection over the weekend and was hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: knee, chain saw, slip, choker setter, laceration, infection, fall, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125669283 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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