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Accident: 14518476 - Employee Killed When He Fell 75 Feet From A Pine Tree

Accident: 14518476 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 07/20/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10121166208/05/19870783Don'S Tree Service
EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 75 FEET TO HIS DEATH FROM A PINE TREE THAT HE WAS PREPARING TO REMOVE. HE HAD HIS SAFETY SADDLE (BELT ASSEMBLY) ON, AND THE SAFETY STRAP AND CLIMBING LINE WERE ATTACHED. HOWEVER, NEITHER SAFETY DEVICE WAS SECURED TO THE TREE.
Keywords: work rules, tree, fall, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101211662 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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