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Accident: 79108.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tree

Accident: 79108.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/25/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1087862.01508/25/2015Best Tree Company

At 9:00 a.m. on August 25, 2015, Employee #1 was climbing a tree trunk, preparin g to cut a branch. The employee was tied off, wearing a belt-type harness and us ing a handheld chain saw. Employee #1 fell 24 feet from the branch he was cuttin g and hit a hard surface driveway. He was killed as a result of head trauma from the fall.

Keywords: chain saw, fall, head, lanyard, struck against, tie-off, tree, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1087862.015 44 M Fatality

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