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Accident: 201701091 - Employee Injured By Wire While Using Brush Cutter

Accident: 201701091 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/08/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30417051708/08/20017363Business Administrative Services Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30417050908/08/20010782Spring River Tree Service
Employee #1 was using a brush cutter when a wire became entangled in the blade, broke off and became imbedded in the employee's shin bone. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: metal wire, impaled, leg, portable power tool, rotating parts, flying object, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304170517 Occupation not reported
2 304170509 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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