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Accident: 202607024 - Tree Worker Is Killed In Fall From Tree

Accident: 202607024 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 08/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31589654808/03/20110783Ocean Pines Stump Tree Removal Inc
On August 3, 2011 Employee #1, a tree climber with Ocean Pines Stump Tree Removal, Inc., was in a pine tree approximately 60 ft above the ground cutting the tree down. When he attempted to rappel down 10 ft to make another cut, his safety line slipped from the notch he had cut to secure the line. Employee #1 fell to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, slip, tree, lanyard, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315896548 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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