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Worker seriously injured operating skid steer

A tree worker with 20-plus years of experience received serious injuries September 12, 2023, in Seattle, Washington, when he was pinned between the skid steer he was driving and a company truck. The accident occurred in the company yard when the employee backed the skid steer into the parked truck. He received a fractured pelvis […]

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Injured worker rescued from tree

A climber working with a tree-trimming crew was injured and required rescue from 40 feet up in a tree June 10, 2023, in Glen Arm, Maryland. Crews worked to cut branches away to free the worker, who sustained serious injuries and was taken to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, according to a WBAL News […]

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Worker killed when pinned in lift

A tree worker was killed June 6, 2023, in Cherokee County, Texas, when he was pinned between a cut limb and theaerial-lift bucket he was working from. Colton Sanchez, 27, of Alto, Texas, was transported to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries, according to a report.

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