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Accident: 108721.015 - Employee Fractures Skull When Struck By Falling Tree Branch

Accident: 108721.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342511.01508/28/2018Madrid, City Of
At 1:00 p.m. on August 7, 2018, an employee leaned a stepladder against a tree a nd climbed at least one rung while carrying a Stihl MS-170 chain-saw. The emplo yee cut a tree branch and was struck in the head when it fell. The employee was hospitalized with a skull fracture.
Keywords: chain saw, falling object, fracture, ladder, skull, struck by, tree limb, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1342511.015 79 M Hospitalized injury Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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