Tree trimmer injured in chain-saw accident

A 41-year-old worker injured his hand while working with a chain saw in a palm tree in San Diego, California, October 16, 2022. Firefighters helped the man descend the tree using their firetruck ladder, and paramedics treated him for his injuries, according to a Fox 5 San Diego news report.

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Climber injured in struck-by

A 42-year-old worker from Hackensack, New Jersey, was injured October 6, 2022, in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, when a branch fell and broke his leg while he was suspended in a tree. He was stranded on an unsteady branch 20 to 30 feet in the air. The first firefighters on the scene were unable to […]

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Climber hurt in fall

Dayde Collins of Provo, Utah, fell 40 feet when the branch he was using as an anchor on a job broke September 26, 2022, in Provo, according to a Fox 13 news report. According to the family’s GoFundMe page, Collins had surgery after the accident but still did not have feeling from his chest down. […]

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Homeowner injured in struck-by

A man was seriously hurt in a tree-cutting accident September 18, 2022, in Vienna, Ohio. The Vienna man was cutting a branch that was under tension and, as it was cut through, the tension released and the branch struck the man in the head. The man suffered a deep cut on his head with arterial […]

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Man trapped overnight in tree

A man was taken to the hospital on the morning of August 30, 2022, in Lebanon, Connecticut, after being trapped overnight in a tree following a tree-cutting accident the night before. Investigators believe the man was stuck overnight before freeing himself to go inside and call 911. Emergency crews were called to the home in […]

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