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Accident: 34276.015 - Employee Is Struck By Suspended Tree Trunk And Is Killed

Accident: 34276.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 11/06/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
734461.01511/09/2012Rg Landscaping & Tree Service
At 1:39 p.m. on November 6, 2012, an employee was cutting a tree trunk into sect ions using a chainsaw. The employee was struck by a 37 foot section of the susp ended oak tree trunk when it twisted and crushed the employee's chest, killing h im.
Keywords: chain saw, chest, crushed, struck by, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 734461.015 41 M Fatality Agricultural and food scientists

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