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Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation Program

Landscaping & Tree Trimming Safety Resources

Fact Sheets, Reports, & Videos to Prevent Fatalities at Work

Tree Trimming - Palm

Preventing Palm Tree Trimmer Fatalities  - Action page with video, fatality alert, fact sheet, and investigation reports that highlight ways to work safely.

Digital Story (Video)

Tree Trimming - Other

Fact Sheets

An orchard worker dies after he is stung by bees (PDF) | Spanish

Fatality Investigation Reports

Date palm worker dies after being stung by bees (17CA003)

Tree trimmer dies when he falls from a tree (12CA010)

Tree trimmer dies from electrocution when a tree branch falls onto energized power lines (11CA003, PDF)

Gardener dies when he falls out of a tree while trimming the branches (10CA006, PDF)

Tree trimmer dies when he falls from a tree and is struck by a limb (09CA010, PDF)

Tree trimmer dies when he falls from tree (93CA007, PDF)

Tree trimmer is electrocuted by a high voltage line (93CA006, PDF)

Drowning Prevention 

Preventing Worker Drownings - Action page with video, fatality alert, fact sheet, and investigation reports  that highlight ways to work safely.

Digital Story (Video)

Wood Chippers

Preventing Wood Chipper Fatalities - Action page with video, fatality alert, fact sheet, and investigation reports that highlight ways to work safely.

Digital Story (Video)

Additional Resources

Tree Work Safety web page | Tree Work Safety Guide (PDF) | fact sheet (PDF) | checklist (PDF) - Cal/OSHA

Hazards of Wood Chippers - OSHA Safety Bulletin

Landscaping Safety - OSHA web page

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