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Accident: 200372183 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree Limb

Accident: 200372183 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 04/03/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30356033804/09/20020783B & H Enterprises, Inc.
Employee #1 and the company owner were on top of a New Holland tractor roof holding a ladder supporting a coworker who was cutting a limb. The limb broke free and fell. Employee #1 and the owner jumped off the tractor approximately 12 ft to the ground. The limb struck Employee #1 knocking him out. Employee #1 died of head injuries and induced cardiac arrest.
Keywords: head, tree limb, cardiac arrest, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303560338 Fatality Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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