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Accident: 73671.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall While Cutting Down Tree

Accident: 73671.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 01/05/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1018364.01501/06/2015Joel Ramirez

At approximately 2:45 pm. On January 5, 2015, an employee was performing arboric ultural operation. He was cutting down a tree, making a notch on the top of the tree trunk with a chain saw. The employee accidentally cut his own positioning rope with the chain saw and fell 30 to the ground. He suffered head and neck tra uma and was killed.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, fall protection, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1018364.015 47 M Fatality

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