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Accident: 116761.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Tree

Accident: 116761.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 02/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380981.01502/26/2019Fitzpatrick & Sons Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on February 27, 2019, an employee was using a chain saw to cut down a tree. While the employee was cutting the tree, three coworkers were pulling on a rope that was secured to the top of the tree. When the tree fell, it hit another tree, which snapped in half and struck the employee's head and torso. The employee was killed.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1380981.015 54 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Chainsaw Operator

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