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Accident: 14269633 - Employee Is Injured From Fall

Accident: 14269633 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/08/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354927309/09/20030783All Time Tree Care
On September 8, 2003, Employee #1, a tree trimmer, was located inside the basket of an articulating boom, approximately 20-feet high, using the hydraulics of the boom to push a tree over while a coworker cut the tree at its base. The tree snapped at its base, causing Employee #1 to be catapulted out of the basket. He was not wearing any fall protection. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for fractures.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree, fall, fall protection, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 113549273 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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