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Tree trimmer electrocuted after a branch he cut hit high tension wire

San Jose, CA – An unidentified tree trimmer was electrocuted while working in San Jose. The San Jose Fire Department was called at 1:38 p.m. for reports of the accident, which appears to have involved...

Tree surgeon who quit office job to pursue his dream died when he accidentally...

A tree surgeon who quit his office job to pursue his dream career died when he accidentally cut through his own safety rope, an inquest heard. Daniel Edwards plummeted 40 feet from a monkey puzzle tree after cutting through the rope as...

Father of two tree surgeon took a selfie as he clung to a 75ft...

A tree surgeon took a selfie as he clutched hold of a 75ft conifer a day before he fell to his death before he joked with his mother that the job would 'kill him',...

Worker Burned in Power Line Accident in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A man working on a power line in Des Moines suffered burns and other injuries after being hit by arcing electricity Monday morning. It happened around 10:30am at the intersection of...

Andrew thought it was a bullet

A forestry worker from Highland Perthshire has said he owes his life to the quick-thinking and bravery of Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance crew members. Andrew McKerchar (51) heaped praise on the Perth Airport-based lifeline service...

Father-of-one tree surgeon died week before celebrating his 32nd birthday when a chainsaw ‘kick-backed’...

A tree surgeon died when a chainshaw 'kick-backed' into his throat and almost decapitated him, an inquest heard. Grigore Bulbuc, 31, was pruning a large tree in a garden in Bermondsey, south London, on February...

Man killed after falling into woodchipper at rural property at Gympie

A 54-year-old man has died after falling into a woodchipper on a rural property at Gympie, north of Brisbane. Police said the accident happened as a group of men were clearing the driveway of a...