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Accident: 170724421 - Employee Injured In Fall While Ascending Tree

Accident: 170724421 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 06/26/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567459807/28/19980783Twin Cities Tree Service
On July 26, 1998, Employee #1, a tree trimmer, was using gaffs and climbing gear to ascend a walnut tree he was preparing to trim when for some reason he fell. Employee #1 sustained a fractured collar bone, a separated shoulder, a crushed right ring finger, and a large bump on the back of his head. He had no memory of the fall or why it happened.
Keywords: fracture, head, shoulder, finger, collarbone, crushed, tree, fall, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125674598 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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