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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170200778 - Employee Injured When Tossed By Felled Tree

Accident: 170200778 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11189515711/22/19910783Davey Tree
A tree trimmer was removing a tree that had fallen onto a smaller tree when the larger tree had been cut down. The two trees were located on a hill. To save the small tree, the employee climbed onto the trunk of the felled tree and began to cut it into sections. The felled tree started rolling downhill, tossing the employee about 4.6 meters into the air. The employee was hospitalized with pelvic injuries that he sustained in the accident.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, lodged tree, tree, pelvis, fall, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111895157 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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