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Accident: 117410.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle When Struck By Felled Tree

Accident: 117410.015 -- Report ID: 0355110 -- Event Date: 06/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410856.01506/25/2019City Of Bristol - Public Works

At 11:00 a.m. on June 19, 2019, an employee was suing a chain saw to remove a tr ee from the city's right of way. As the tree fell, it twisted and struck the emp loyee, knocked him to the ground, and landed on his ankle. The employee was hosp italized to treat a fracture of his left ankle, which required corrective surger y.

Keywords: ankle, blunt force, blunt force trauma, chain saw, crushed, falling object, struck by, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1410856.015 18 M Hospitalized injury

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