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Accident: 201860798 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Vehicle-Mounted Platform

Accident: 201860798 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 05/19/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31381008705/25/20100783Pro Tree Service, Inc.

On May 19, 2010, Employee #1 was trimming trees, at heights of approximately 20 feet. He was working from a vehicle-mounted, elevating and rotating work platform, commonly known as a "bucket truck". As Employee #1 was moving the platform into position, the boom abruptly fell onto the truck and ejected Employee #1 onto the ground. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: ejected, boom, fall, elevated work plat, tree trimming, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313810087 Fatality Other Forestry workers, except logging

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