Emergency crews responded for a technical rescue when a tree worker was injured August 21, 2023, in Burke, Virginia. Crews were able to lower the man from the tree, and he was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a wusa9.com report.
A man was killed in a tree-cutting accident May 18, 2023, in Castile, New York. Emergency personnel responded, and the 42-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information was available, according to athedailynewsonline.com report.
A climber who had apparently been performing tree work was found unresponsive in a tree August 24, 2022, in Boulder Creek, California. Jorge Soria Flores, 47, of Greenfield, Calif., was later pronounced dead. Boulder Creek Fire Department was called shortly after noon for an unresponsive man in the tree. There were no details available about […]
James A. Bova, II, 38, of Watervliet, New York, died August 11, 2022, in Halfmoon, N.Y., as a result of a work-related tree-cutting accident, but few details of the incident were released. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened an investigation into the tree-service company Bova was working for at the time of […]
A tree trimmer was found unresponsive and hanging from his harness in a tree April 9, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. Police found David Cerigioni, 70, hanging upside down about 50 feet in the air. Firefighters used a ladder truck to reach Cerigioni and get him down, but unfortunately, he had passed away. Cerigioni was […]