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Accident: 124841.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Tree

Accident: 124841.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 01/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458798.01501/27/2020Aerial Tree Service Llc

At 4:15 p.m. on January 13, 2020, an employee was cutting down a tree. The emplo yee cut through his lanyard with a chain saw. The employee was hospitalized to t reat: a multiple-day coma, open compound tibia and fibula fracture, broken femur , broken sternum, broken ribs, hemorrhage to the brain, punctured lung, puncture wounds and compound fractures to L3 & L4 of his spine.

Keywords: brain, broken, broken bone, chain saw, fall, fall from elevation, lung, puncture, puncture wound, rib, spine, tibia, tree, tree care, tree climbing system, unconsciousness

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1458798.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Agricultural and food scientists

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