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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201701091 Event: 08/08/2001Employee Injured By Wire While Using Brush Cutter
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
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304170509 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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