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Accident: 202635140 - School Groundskeeper Is Injured In Fall From Tree

Accident: 202635140 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31599464002/28/20128211Fremont Union High School District Cupertino High
At 11:25 a.m. on February 24, 2012, Employee#1, a 55-yr-old male public school groundskeeper, was trimming trees while aloft from an extension ladder. While performing the operation, his foot slipped off a branch and he fell approximately 10-11 ft to the concrete below. The employee was not tied-off as required by OSHA standards. He was hospitalized with unspecified fractures.
Keywords: tree pruner, fracture, tree limb, ladder, slip, tree, fall, tie-off, concrete, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315994640 Hospitalized injury Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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