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Accident: 115488.015 - Employee Falls From Tree While Trimming Branches And Fractur

Accident: 115488.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394205.01504/18/2019Villa Park Landscape

At 8:30 a.m. on April 2, 2019, an employee was trimming a pine tree that was app roximately 50 feet tall and had climbed approximately 15 feet to cut a branch. The employee fell from the tree and sustained multiple vertebra fractures. The employee had a positioning lanyard with him and had used it during previous clim bs; however, did not use it during this instance. The employee was taken to Ora nge County Global Hospital and was admitted.

Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, lanyard, ppe, tree trimming, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394205.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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