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Accident: 105807.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tree Branch That Was Pulled Down By Tr

Accident: 105807.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 05/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317703.01505/22/2018Monterey Parks Department
At 10:30 a.m. on May 22, 2018, an employee was mowing the grass around an oak tree using an open cab John Deere Tractor and the rops bar became caught on the tree. The employee was struck by the tree as it was pulled down in back of his head and was pinned. Emergency Services responded and cut the tree out to remove the employee before transporting him to the hospital with a fractured neck. The employee was unconscious, not breathing, and had no pulse. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pinned, neck, tractor, unconsciousness, fracture, lawn mower, tree limb, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1317703.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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