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Accident: 102544.015 - Employee Falls 15 Feet From Tree And Sustains Fractured Foot

Accident: 102544.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253273.01507/31/2017Mission Landscape Companies, Inc.

At 9:00 a.m. on July 27, 2017, Employee #1 was approximately 15 feet up, trimmin g a palm tree using a Stihl MS 193T chainsaw. The employee was tied off with onl y one lifeline versus the two that were required. The chainsaw got stuck, and wh en Employee #1 tried to pull it away from the tree, the chain saw cut the line. Employee #1 was hospitalized for five days with a fracture to his left foot and left wrist.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, tree trimming, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1253273.015 34 M Hospitalized injury

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