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Accident: 116175.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Tree

Accident: 116175.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369444.01501/03/2019Alfonso Gallegos, Inc

At 1:45 p.m. on November 16, 2018, Employee #1 was clearing brush on a fuel/fire break while coworkers were using power saws to fell trees. A five-inch tree str uck the Employee #1 in the leg. He sustained a fractured upper left leg and was hospitalized.

Keywords: chain saw, fracture, landscaping, leg, operator, struck by, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369444.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Forestry workers, except logging

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