Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 95682.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tree During Felling Operation

Accident: 95682.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 02/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1216141.01502/27/2017Townsend Tree Service

At 4:15 p.m. on February 22, 2017, an employee was operating a come along to hel p guide a tree being felled. The tree being felled struck another tree that was uprooted and struck the employee. He was hospitalized for treatment of his injur ies that included fractures to his shoulder and ribs, as well as a punctured lun g.

Keywords: chain saw, falling object, fracture, lung, power lines, rib, shoulder, struck by, tree, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1216141.015 42 M Hospitalized injury

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.