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Accident: 97594.015 - Employee Is Using A Chain Saw And Cuts Leg With Saw Blade.

Accident: 97594.015 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1250432.01507/28/2017Verrier Tree Service, Inc.
At 3:45 p.m. on July 25, 2017, an employee had just dumped wood chips from a pre vious tree cutting operation. The employee went to another tree that was to be cut and began cutting it. The employee was cut by the chain saw when it kicked back and hit the front of his right upper leg. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain saw, kick back, laceration, leg, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1250432.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Timber cutting and logging occupations

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