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Accident: 200922300 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tree

Accident: 200922300 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 05/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31102333705/30/20070782Solis Company
Employee #1 was working at the site trimming branches out of a tree for the homeowner. Employee #1 was tied-off with a harness and a safety line to a limb in the tree. Employee #1 cut an upper limb which fell and broke the limb which was connected to his safety line. This caused Employee #1 to fall 40 ft to the ground. Emergency services responded and pronounced Employee #1 dead at the scene.
Keywords: tree, fall, fall protection, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311023337 Fatality Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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