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Accident: 121147.015 - Employee Is Catapulted In The Air And Is Killed From Blunt F

Accident: 121147.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 10/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1439946.01510/24/2019Westchester Tree Life Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on October 23, 2019, an employee had been pruning a tree and climbed down to help a coworker feed wood into the chipper. The employee was thrown 50 feet away from the chipper when a safety rope tightened quickly and snapped while he stood over it. The employee sustained blunt force trauma injuries and was killed.
Keywords: rope, blunt force trauma, ejected, lanyard, fall protection, chipper, blunt force, tree pruner
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1439946.015 33 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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