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Accident: 48846.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 48846.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 04/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
903941.01504/30/2013Jose Manuel Cruz Mora
At 5:00 p.m. on April 29, 2013, Employee #1 and a coworker were cutting trees and grinding tree limbs. The coworker was making the final tree cut when Employee #1 walked over to him and pushed on the tree. The tree fell on Employee #1, striking him in the head and killing him.
Keywords: struck by, head, falling object, tree, tree felling, tree limb
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 1 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 903941.015 24 M Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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