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Accident: 201488368 - Tree Trimmer Falls From Aerial Bucket And Is Killed

Accident: 201488368 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 01/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12575960501/26/20060783Chandler Complete Tree Care
On January 25, 2006, an employee fell 35 ft from the bucket of a high lift boom truck, while performing tree trimming in the California delta. The employee was not tied-off, while working in the bucket. He lost his balance and fell. He suffered blunt force injuries and was killed.
Keywords: boom truck, work rules, fall, fall protection, mech mat handling, lost balance, tie-off, tree trimming, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125759605 Fatality Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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