Injured worker rescued from tree

An injured worker was rescued 25 feet up in a tree May 11, 2024, in Garden Grove, California. The man was injured in the tree and required immediate medical treatment once he was lowered to the ground, according to a report. There were no details about the cause of the injuries.

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Lift truck crashes into building

An aerial-lift truck crashed into a commercial building February 26, 2024, in Wendell, Idaho. The driver of the truck, a 51-year-old man from Jerome, Idaho, experienced a medical emergency and was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the truck did not require hospitalization, according to a report.

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Tree trimmer injured in fall

The operator of a truck-mounted aerial lift was injured after he was knocked out of the lift’s bucket when the truck was hit by a car December 21, 2023, in Clovis, California, near Fresno. The tree worker was transported to the hospital and was listed in critical condition. The driver of the car also ended […]

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Worker trapped, injured under tracked lift

A tree worker was injured October 4, 2023, in Colleton County, South Carolina, when he became trapped under a 16,000-pound compact lift. The tree crew was working in a wooded area with a steep embankment when the equipment fell on top of the worker. Photos of the incident indicate that the boom of the tracked […]

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