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Accident: 78949.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 78949.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 08/18/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1085839.01508/18/2015Benjamin Cervantes
At 2:37 p.m. on August 18, 2015, Employee #1 was cutting and pulling branches from a tree on the ground. A tree limb of about 8 inches diameter and 6.5 feet long fell 60 to 70 feet landing and pinning the Employee #1. Employee #1 suffered from internal injuries and was killed.
Keywords: pinned, struck by, tree limb, falling object, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1085839.015 21 M Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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