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Accident: 136903.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 136903.015 -- Report ID: 0419730 -- Event Date: 07/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1540300.01507/02/2021Richie Reach Tree Service, Inc.
At 2:37 p.m. on March 3, 2015, an employee was attempting to fell a large oak tr ee while in the process of making a cut to the base of the tree. A dead branch that was leaning against the tree fell and struck the employee and crushed the e mployee. The employee suffered multiple blunt force trauma and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, crushed, struck by, tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1540300.015 50 M Fatality Hand cutting and trimming occupations

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