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Accident: 48846.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 48846.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 04/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
903941.01504/30/2013Jose Manuel Cruz Mora

At 5:00 p.m. on April 29, 2013, Employee #1 and a coworker were cutting trees an d grinding tree limbs. The coworker was making the final tree cut when Employee #1 walked over to him and pushed on the tree. The tree fell on Employee #1, stri king him in the head and killing him.

Keywords: falling object, head, struck by, tree, tree felling, tree limb
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 1 0 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 903941.015 24 M Fatality Construction laborers

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