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Accident: 122417.015 - Employee Breaks Arm While Felling Tree

Accident: 122417.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 12/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1450511.01512/10/2019M & M Land & Design, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on December 10, 2019, an employee was working for a landscaping se rvice. He was felling a tree. As he was pulling on the tree with a rope, the tre e fell to the ground. Due to tension in the rope, it broke. Apparently, the rope snapped back into his arm, and his arm was broken. The employee was hospitalize d to treat the arm fracture. Note: It doesn't seem right that the incident ended in a fatality as indicated.
Keywords: arm, flying object, fracture, rope, struck by, tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1450511.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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