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Accident: 116180.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree Lead And Incurs Multiple

Accident: 116180.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400201.01505/10/2019Ng Gilbert Services Llc

At 1:30 p.m. on May 7, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker were engaged in tree pru ning and utility line clearance operations. Employee #1 was working at ground l evel, collecting falling trimmings from a tree and disposing of them in a wood c hipper. His coworker was working from a utility truck bucket at a height of app roximately 45 feet and performing the tree pruning. The coworker, using a chain saw, began to cut a tree lead measuring 15 feet long. The tree lead fell and s truck Employee #1 in the face. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, whe re he was admitted for treatment of nose and face lacerations, fractures, and co ntusions.

Keywords: aerial lift, bucket , chain saw, cleaning, construction, contusion, face, falling object, fracture, laceration, line clearance, nose, power lines, struck by, tree pruner, tree trimming, truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1400201.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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