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Accident: 97086.015 - Employee Is Struck By Chainsaw And Amputates Hand

Accident: 97086.015 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 07/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246503.01507/11/2017Roots Alaska, Llc
At 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017, an employee was felling trees with a chainsaw and had the saw kick back while being operated. The employee put out his left hand and was struck in the wrist and face by the blade. The employee amputated his l eft hand and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, chain saw, hand, kick back, logging, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1246503.015 30 M Hospitalized injury

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