Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202552451 - Employee Suffers Laceration To Arm While Using Saw

Accident: 202552451 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/03/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316612607/09/20100782Star Landscape & Maintenance
On July 3, 2010, a foreman for a landscaping contractor was using a rope access and was 15-20 ft up in a tree cutting branches with a small-medium sized chain saw. While holding a branch with his left hand, his grip slipped and the saw blade dropped. His left arm was lacerated, causing injuries to his muscle, tendons and arteries. Employee #1 was hospitalized and underwent surgery.
Keywords: tendon, saw, laceration, tree, arm, artery, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313166126 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.