Accident Report Detail
Accident: 96005.015 - Employee Trimming Tree Falls And Is Asphyxiated By Lifelines
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1236064.015||05/30/2017||Timberline Expert Tree Service, Inc.|
At 1:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017, an employee was cutting an 18-inch oak tree limb. The employee was knocked off of the tree by lifelines getting caught by the fa lling limb being cut away. The climber fell and struck his face into the trunk o f the tree and was asphyxiated after hanging in place for over 2 hours.