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Accident: 109637.015 - Employee Sustains Fractured Spine From Falling Branch

Accident: 109637.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1340165.01508/20/2018All Pro Properties, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on August 20, 2019, an employee was felling trees. After one tree was felled, a branch from that tree broke off and was caught 25 feet in an adjacent tree. The employee was working under the adjacent tree when the broken branch fell from the tree and struck the employee in the back. The branch was approximately 13 feet long and 9 inches in diameter. The employee sustained a fractured spine.
Keywords: struck by, tree limb, falling object, fracture, back, tree felling, spine, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340165.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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