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Accident: 34736.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Tree Section And Is Killed

Accident: 34736.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 11/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
744661.01511/16/2012Patriot Tree Service
On November 16, 2012, an employee, a self-employed business owner, was hired by a homeowner to remove a damaged tree in their yard. The top of the tree fell in to the surrounding trees after it was cut down. The employee undercut one of th e large branches and the tree sprung back, killing him when it struck his head.
Keywords: head, struck by, tree felling, tree section
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 744661.015 36 M Fatality

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