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Accident: 139615.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 139615.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/13/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1553818.01509/21/2021Varney'S Tree Service, Llc

At 11:30 a.m. on August 13, 2021, an employee was operating a come-along hoist a ssisting in the felling of a dead 100-foot pine tree. As the tree fell, it struc k another tree and the employee was struck in the head by falling debris. The em ployee died from his injuries.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, falling object, head, hoist, struck by, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1553818.015 30 M Fatality

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