Accident Report Detail
Accident: 141913.015 - Employee Fractures Ribs When Struck By Falling Tree Branch
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1568455.015||12/13/2021||Lmr Wine Estates Llc|
At 9:35 a.m. on December 2, 2021, an employee was working on a 10-person crew do ing property maintenance and brush clearing at a winery. The employee was cuttin g a tree limb with a chainsaw when the cut in the branch pinched the cutting bar preventing him from completely cutting through the branch. He moved on to anoth er section of the tree that was on the ground. When he completed the new cut, th e tree shifted causing the original branch to rotate and fall. The employee was standing on the ground next to the tree when the falling branch struck him from behind in the upper body and shoulder area. The employee was hospitalized to tre at broken ribs.
|1||1568455.015||47||M||Hospitalized injury||Farm workers|