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Accident: 201283439 - Employee Is Killed By Falling Tree Branch

Accident: 201283439 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/17/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31573769208/18/20110783New Urban Forestry
On August 17, 2011, Employee #1 was part of a crew removing three red oak trees at a residence. A crane supported a branch while he cut it on the stump side. When the branch broke below the choker, it fell and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, tree, abrasion, struck by, contusion, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315737692 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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