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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 into the surrounding trees after it was cut down. The employee undercut one of the large branches and the tree sprung back, killing him when it struck his head.
Keywords: struck by, head, tree section, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 744661.015 36 M Fatality Other

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