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Accident: 201201969 - Employee Lacerates Leg With Chain Saw

Accident: 201201969 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 09/10/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30573345309/11/20022411Davis Contract Cutting Inc
On September 10, 2002, Employee #1 was in a steep draw, felling a tree. To keep his balance on the steep slope, he put one foot up hill. He made the lower part of the face cut with the back of his bar and chain, when the saw kicked back and came up underneath him. It missed his leg protection and lacerated the inside and the back of his leg.
Keywords: kick back, tree felling, chain saw, steep grade, laceration, logger, struck by, logging, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305733453 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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