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Accident: 202634879 - Tree Trimmer Dies In Fall From Lift Bucket

Accident: 202634879 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31536534609/28/20110783The Davey Tree Surgery Company

On September 28, 2011, Employee #1 was in the bucket of an aerial lift trimming trees for line clearance. As he reached for tools, the bucket inverted and he fell, head-first, to the ground. Employee #1 was killed. He was not using the fall protection provided.

Keywords: unsecured, tree, fall, fall protection, tree trimming, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315365346 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, related agricultural occupations

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