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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 97555.015 - Employee Falls From Truck Bucket And Is Killed

Accident: 97555.015 -- Report ID: 0257210 -- Event Date: 05/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1232768.01505/15/2017Municipio De Vega Baja

At 11:30 a.m. on May 15, 2017, an employee was cutting a tree from a basket truc k. While the employee was cutting a tree, he decided to tie it to the basket of the truck. As the tree fell, its weight pulled the employee from the bucket. The employee fell approximately 40 to 50 feet and was killed.

Keywords: agriculture, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, personnel cage, tree felling, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232768.015 49 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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