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Accident: 170075162 - Employee Injured By Falling Tree, Later Dies

Accident: 170075162 -- Report ID: 0257250 -- Event Date: 11/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30042423112/02/19981629Municipio De Yauco- Obras Publicas
On November 4, 1998, Employee #1 was clearing a pathway when a tree fell down and struck him on the head. He died on November 21, 1998.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, construction, tree, struck by, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300424231 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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