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Accident: 36256.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 36256.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 12/13/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
785822.01512/14/2012Todd Leader
At 1:45 p.m. on December 13, 2012, an employee was applying tension to a tree wh ile a coworker manually felled the tree. As the tree began to fall, the employe e ran and fell to the ground. The tree landed on the employee's leg, torso, and arm. While being taken away in an ambulance, the employee suffered a fatal hea rt attack.
Keywords: arm, chain saw, chest, heart attack, leg, struck by, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 785822.015 65 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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