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Accident: 142530.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 142530.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 01/05/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571427.01501/05/2022Bryan Tree Service, Llc

At 1:30 p.m. on January 5, 2022, the employer was working with three other men c utting down trees in a client's yard. One tree that was cut down was by a 4-ba y garage, and the removal left wood chips and debris on the roof of the garage. An employee was using a gas-powered backpack style leaf blower to clear the roo f. The employee lost his balance and fell off of the south side of the roof to t he ground below. The employee suffered multiple blunt force injures and broken b ones and was killed.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, broken bone, fall, fall from elevation, lost balance, roof, tree care

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1571427.015 61 M Fatality

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