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Accident: 97058.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Sustains Fractures And Lacerati

Accident: 97058.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 07/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246287.01507/12/2017Penn Line Corporation, Inc.

At 9:00 am on July 7, 2017, an employee was descending a 47 foot oak tree while cutting limbs. The employee's rope/life line slipped out from the carabineer an d the employee fell approximately 30 feet and struck the ground. The employee su stained multiple fractures and lacerations and compartmental syndrome.

Keywords: fall, fracture, laceration, struck against, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1246287.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Timber cutting and logging occupations

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