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Accident: 137419.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Boom Lift

Accident: 137419.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 05/24/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1543622.01507/23/2021C & J Tree Service Llc
At 9:00 p.m. on May 24, 2021, an employee was operating a GMC C7C articulating b oom lift at full extension to fell a 100-foot sweetgum tree, using a hand held c hain saw. The employee had made several cuts into one side of the trunk of the s weetgum tree when it fell into the bucket, striking the employee and ejecting hi m from the bucket. The employee died due to blunt force trauma to his head, neck , back and extremities when he hit the ground.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, boom truck, bucket , ejected, fall, head, neck, struck by, tree felling, tree section
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1543622.015 43 M Fatality

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