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Accident: 130668.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Felled Tree

Accident: 130668.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 10/17/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1499434.01510/22/20201522146636 - Guadalupe Galvez
On October 17, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a residential remod eling company, were part of a crew working at a customer's residence. The cowor ker felled a tree. In falling, the tree struck Employee #1. Emergency medical services were called, and emergency dispatch gave the site employees first aid i nstructions. When emergency personnel arrived, they attempted without success t o revive Employee #1. Employee #1, who had sustained blunt force traumatic inju ries, was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, falling object, remodel, residential construction, struck by, tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1499434.015 51 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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