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Accident: 111061.015 - Worker Incurs Multiple Injuries When Struck By Limb Being Lo

Accident: 111061.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 11/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360437.01511/15/2018Drost Landscaping Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on November 14, 2018, an employee was working for a landscaping service and arborist. He was working near a tree. He was holding a rigging rope when the slack came out. The employee was pulled toward the tree. He was struck by the limb being lowered. He sustained a fractured skull, bleeding on the brain, and pressure on the spinal column. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, brain, fracture, falling object, aneurism, skull, spine, tree limb, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360437.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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