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Accident: 113698.015 - Employee Is Struck In Head By Heavy Limb And Sustains Multip

Accident: 113698.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368261.01512/27/2018Tree Pros, Llc

At 9:00 a.m. on December 27, 2018, an employee was in the aerial lift's basket w ith a chainsaw. The tree was approximately 40 feet tall and the employee was lo cated about 19 feet up using an aerial lift. The employee carried a tree limb w hile several coworkers were making a cut on it and the employee was struck in th e head. The employee sustained a fractured skull, slight brain damage, memory l oss, and was hospitalized.

Keywords: aerial lift, brain, fracture, head, skull, struck by, tree limb

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1368261.015 64 M Hospitalized injury

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