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Accident: 104322.015 - Employee Is Killed During Tree Felling

Accident: 104322.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 03/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305485.01503/26/2018Teodulo Salguero
At 12:52 p.m. on March 26, 2018, an employee was holding a rope being used as a hoist to lower or guide sections of a tree trunk after being cut. The employee was unable to let go of the rope which was attached to a large piece of tree trunk that was falling. As the trunk fell, the employee was pulled up and struck a tree truck. The employee fell to the ground and the tree trunk fell on the employee. The employee sustained head trauma and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, truck, head, tree felling, rope, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305485.015 40 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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