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Accident: 202554093 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Tree

Accident: 202554093 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/07/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552692112/01/20110783Pines To Palms Tree Care

On November 7, 2011, Employee #1, a laborer, was using a gasoline powered chainsaw, lacing out a Carob tree. He was in his saddle and tied off when the tree branch suddenly broke. He fell 15 feet to the ground, and sustained multiple injuries. He was hospitalized for treatment. .

Keywords: fracture, tree limb, chain saw, tree, fall, fall protection, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315526921 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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