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Accident: 200202687 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 200202687 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 01/14/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30925394601/15/20060783Julian Tate
On January 14, 2006, Employee #1, a contractor, and another worker were performing tree trimming and removal work at a residence. As Employee #1 was, standing in his boom truck, trimming a tree that was approximately 50-feet high, the hydraulic cylinder on the boom broke. The bucket fell to the ground, killing Employee #1.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, hydraulic fluid, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, tree trimming, aerial lift, hydraulic crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309253946 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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