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Accident: 74746.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From A Tree Trimming Bucket Truc

Accident: 74746.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 03/10/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1045485.01503/11/2015Capital City Tree Service
At 10:52 a.m. on March 10, 2015, a tree trimming employee was lowering a section of tree trunk to the ground. However, one section of tree trunk apparently stru ck the aerial lift causing the employee to fall approximately 30 feet to the gro und below. The employee sustained a skull/cervical spine fracture and was killed .
Keywords: aerial lift, chain saw, fall, fall protection, falling object, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1045485.015 44 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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