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Man injured in struck-by

A man was injured when he was struck in the head by a tree he was cutting down April 23, 2024, in Butler County, Pennsylvania. The 72-year-old man received serious injuries and was transported to a hospital via helicopter, according to a report.

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Tree worker injured in fall from bucket truck

An aerial-lift operator suffered a severe head injury when he fell from a bucket truck August 2, 2023, in Plainville, Connecticut. The worker was cutting limbs when the boom on the bucket truck failed, causing the bucket and the worker to fall, according to a report.

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Lift operator cuts throat with saw

A tree worker was seriously injured when the chain saw he was using kicked back and cut him in the throat June 5, 2023, in Mt. Zion, Illinois. Jason Eckenrod, 53, of Mt. Zion, was in a boom truck cutting trees when the incident occurred. The chain saw cut through the exterior and interior jugular, […]

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