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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 694760 - Fall - Snaphook Rollout

Accident: 694760 -- Report ID: 0355115 -- Event Date: 09/02/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10575543309/03/19910783Father & Son Contractor
Employee #1 was removing a red oak from the backyard of a residence. All of the tree's limbs had been removed to a height of 19.8 meters above the ground. The employee started to move above some more limbs so that he could top out the tree. As he was moving his safety rope, the lanyard on his body belt unhooked, causing him to fall to the ground. The employee died of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: tree felling, snaphook rollout, safety belt, tree, lanyard, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105755433 Fatality Concussion Forestry workers, except logging

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