Accident Report Detail
Accident: 85500.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree Branch And Is Killed
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1131617.015||03/10/2016||Environmental Quality Resources, Llc|
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on March 10, 2016, an employee and coworkers were in the process of taking a 90-ft "Poplar" Tree down with an excavator. While the t ree was being taken down, all workers were standing behind the excavator. The t ree was to come down to the right of the excavator. The employee crossed the br idge and was standing to the left of the excavator when the tree started to come down towards him and one of the upper branches struck him in the back of the he ad. The employee sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
|1||1131617.015||25||M||Fatality||Forestry workers, except logging|