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 Fox61.com report.
A worker was seriously injured in a struck-by July 7, 2023, in Dover, Minnesota. The 60-year-old man was clearing trees for the city of Dover when he was struck by a falling tree. He was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition, according to a KTTC report.
A tree worker who was working with utility crews to restore power after a storm was taken to the hospital after a fall from a roof June 22, 2023, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The worker was clearing a tree from the roof of a home when he fell, according to a KJRH 2 News Oklahoma report.
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, […]