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Accident: 130888.015 - Employee Is Killed After Fall Due To Boom Arm Failure

Accident: 130888.015 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 09/01/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1495284.01509/01/2020101971 - Jims Tree Service
On September 1, 2020, an employee (the owner) of was using a bucket truck to con duct tree trimming when the boom arm of the truck became disconnected at the piv ot gear. As a result, the employee fell over 20 feet and was killed.
Keywords: abrasion, boom truck, contusion, fall, fall protection, gear, hoist, hoisting mechanism, landscaping, malfunction, mech malfunction, tree felling, tree trimming, truck, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1495284.015 62 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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