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Accident: 200524114 - Employee Killed In Fall From Boom Truck

Accident: 200524114 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30374177104/13/20010783John Janssen Tree Service
At approximately 11:00 a.m., Employee #1 was standing in the bucket of an extensible boom truck cutting limbs from the top of a tree outside of a funeral home. The upper boom cylinder failed and suddenly dropped the boom. Employee #1 fell approximately 40 feet from the bucket and was killed. He was not wearing any personal protective equipment or using fall protection equipment.
Keywords: boom truck, tree limb, cylinder, ppe, tree, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303741771 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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