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Accident: 14234595 - Employee Killed In Fall

Accident: 14234595 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30047042407/18/19960783Luker & Son Tree Service
On July 16, 1996, Employee #1 was operating a Pitman Hotstick Bucket Truck mounted on a Chevrolet chassis. He had positioned the vehicle in the driveway of a residence at 12100 Broohollow Drive in order to gain elevation to trim dead tree branches. He was in the bucket without fall protection when the bucket caught under a tree branch and inverted. Employee #1 fell 20 ft to the concrete driveway and was killed.
Keywords: truck, fall, bucket elevator, tree trimming, aerial lift, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300470424 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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