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Accident: 200613073 - Employee Receives Unknown Fracture When Struck By Tree

Accident: 200613073 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 11/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31158749711/18/20080783Forest Tree Service
On November 18, 2008, Employee #1 was cutting the top section off a 100 ft high tree in a bucket of a boom truck. The top 50 ft twisted and fell towards the bucket. He was struck by the tree, and the bucket was snapped off the boom of the truck, causing it to fall. Employee #1 was hospitalized with an unknown fracture.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, boom, back, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311587497 Hospitalized injury Fracture Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners

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