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Accident: 133656.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Felled Tree

Accident: 133656.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 02/26/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1516947.01502/26/2021Walter & Son'S Tree Service, Inc.

At 11:30 a.m. on February 26, 2021, an employee was feeding tree limbs into a wo od chipper. A nearby coworker cut down a tree that fell onto the employee causin g head trauma and killing him.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, brush chipper, contusion, falling object, fracture, hand tool, hard hat, head, inexperience, landscaping, ppe, skull, struck by, tree felling, tree limb, tree section, walking surface

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1516947.015 49 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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