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Accident: 202716783 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 202716783 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 08/06/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31716581908/06/20139512Town Of Washington Grove
On August 6, 2013, an employee and two coworkers were cutting down a tree that was endangering a residence in Gaithersburg. The employee was struck and killed by the tree as it fell. The tree measured approximately 51 feet tall and the stump it was cut from measured 26 inches in height.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317165819 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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