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Accident: 92891.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Fractures Vertebrae

Accident: 92891.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 02/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1208134.01502/06/2017Penn Line Service, Incorporated
At 1:50 p.m. on February 2, 2017, an employee was trimming tree tops from a mapl e tree and a hickory tree. The employee was descending from a tree when the tree broke below the rope anchorage point. The employee fell approximately fourteen feet. The employee landed on a chain saw and the ground. The employee sustained a fractured vertebrae.
Keywords: chain saw, fall, fracture, tree trimming, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1208134.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Electrical Power-Line

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