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Accident: 96569.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Falling Palm Tree, Fracturing His Ma

Accident: 96569.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1209846.01502/09/2017Avalon Landscape Inc.

At 9:00 a.m. on January 17, 2017, Employee #1 was cutting a palm tree with a cha in saw. The employee was standing close to the tree as it fell. As the tree trun k hit the ground, it bounced back, hitting the employee in the face, and causin g a fractured mandible and loss of four teeth. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries

Keywords: chain saw, face, fracture, struck by, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1209846.015 47 M Hospitalized injury

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