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Accident: 119832.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 119832.015 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 08/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1426434.01508/02/20190279317725098 - Dirk W Olsen
At 3:30 p.m. on August 2, 2019, Employee #1 was clearing trees and brush from a lot, using an excavator. One of the trees fell on the cab of the excavator and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling, excavator, falling object, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1426434.015 62 M Fatality Other Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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