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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 55128.015 - Employee Falls While Trimming Tree Limbs And Is Killed

Accident: 55128.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 11/16/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
949622.01511/19/2013Michael J. Busick

At 10:30 a.m. on November 16, 2013, an employee was cutting down tree limbs usin g a chain saw. The employee cut through his lifeline while sawing through a tre e limb and fell. The employee was killed from injuries sustained in the fall.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, lifeline, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 949622.015 44 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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