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Accident: 101353.015 - Tree Care Worker Falls From Tree And Fractures Leg

Accident: 101353.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268884.01510/16/2017Pacific Tree Care Inc
At 9:40 a.m. on September 12, 2017, an employee was working for a landscaping se rvice that specialized in tree care. He was up in a ginkgo tree. He was using a chain saw to trim dead branches. The dead branch he was cutting shifted position . When that happened, his chain saw shifted position too, cutting his safety lin e. He fell from the tree, landing on a driveway 4.6 meters (15 feet) down. He su stained a fracture in his right leg. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain saw, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, tree, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268884.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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