Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202509147 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Tree
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|314331091||05/25/2012||0783||Joe Purcell Dba Joe'S Tree Service|
On December 7, 2011, Employee #1, with Joe's Tree Service, was descending a Redwood tree that had been topped. Standard tree work equipment such as a chain saw, a flip line, and a drop line were in use. He fell approximately 20 ft from the tree. Employee #1 was hospitalized at John Muir Medical for abrasions and bruises. There were no witnesses. Employee #1 made a quick rappel, which may have contributed to the fall.
|1||314331091||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Painters, construction and maintenance|