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Accident: 201702875 - Employee Fractures Leg During Tree Felling

Accident: 201702875 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 11/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31346142811/18/20099131Grant County
On November 17, 2009, Employee #1 was part of a road crew from Grant County that was tree felling trees along the side of a road. As Employee #1 was felling a tree, he cut it off at the base of the stump. The tree fell on Employee #1's saw bar. While trying to free the saw bar, the employee was struck by the tree. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured leg.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree, struck by, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313461428 Hospitalized injury Fracture Grader, dozer and scraper operators

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