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Accident: 139335.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 139335.015 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 09/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1553979.01509/20/2021Georgetown South Community Council Inc.

At 12:30 p.m. on September 20, 2021, an employee and two coworkers were were tri mming tree limbs, removing brush, etc. to clean up a community green space. A br oken tree limb fell out of a tree and struck the employee in the head, killing h im.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, cleaning, falling object, hard hat, head, ppe, ppe hazard assessment, struck by, training, tree, tree limb, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1553979.015 65 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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