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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 100512.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Bruises Torso

Accident: 100512.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 05/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1243093.01506/28/2017Western Tree Care

At 8:32 a.m. on May 9, 2017, an employee climbed the tree using tree climbing sp urs preparing to make a cut with a chainsaw. The employee climbed the tree and b efore he could make a cut the tree began to crack from the bottom, and uprooted from the ground. The employee fell with the tree and sustained bruises to his ch est and abdominal area. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuri es.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, falling object, torso, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1243093.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Heavy

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