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Accident: 57469.015 - Employee Stuck By Tree, Is Killed

Accident: 57469.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 02/03/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
957212.01502/03/2014Jay'S Tree Service
On February 3, 2014, two employees were felling a tree in a wooded lot. One employee had sawed the tree near its base while the other pulled on the tree using a rope fed through a pulley. The employee pulling the rope was struck in the head when the top of an adjacent tree broke off delivering the fatal blow. The employee was killed by head trauma.
Keywords: crushing, tree, tree felling, falling object, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 957212.015 27 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras

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