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Accident: 68697.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 68697.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 10/27/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1004068.01510/27/2014Berlin Tree Service Llc

At 1:00 p.m. on October 27, 2014, an employee was felling four intertwined trees for removal. He was lowering a piece of one of the trees when the trunk of the tree he was tied to broke off. The employee fell from a height of approximately 20 feet to the ground. The employee sustained injuries to the head and chest. Th e employee was killed.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, falling object, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1004068.015 50 M Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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