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Accident: 129032.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Dies

Accident: 129032.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/26/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490214.01508/27/2020A.D. Johnson Tree Service
At 1:00 p.m. on August 26, 2020, Employee # 1 was climbing a tree, to attach a r ope, in order to guide the tree during felling. He fell while he was climbing. Employee # 1 fell approximately 32 feet striking the roof of a horse training ar ena on the way down. He suffered multiple injuries, which resulted in his death. The tree was rotten; he struck the roof of the horse training arena and the gro und.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, fall, fall protection, rope, struck against, tree, tree climbing system, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1490214.015 55 M Fatality

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