Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170784383 - Power Line Clearance Worker Is Killed By Falling Tree
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|119920106||09/27/2012||0783||561730||Davey Tree Surgery Co|
Abstract: On September 27, 2012, an employee was working as a line clearance tree trimmer for Davey Tree Surgery, a tree trimming firm. He was falling a tree near a tower supporting an overhead power line owned by the electric utility Pacific Gas & Electric. As the tree fell, it hit another tree, causing the second tree to break and fall back, hitting the employee and causing him to sustain fractures. The employee was killed.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||119920106||Fatality||Fracture||Forestry workers, except logging|