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Accident: 84303.015 - Employee Is Ejected From Bucket During Felling Trees And Is

Accident: 84303.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 04/07/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1138562.01504/08/2016Justin Bergeron
At 12:30 p.m. on April 7, 2016, an employee was felling a tree and he was working from a bucket truck. The tree he was cutting down struck the bucket as it fell. The employee was ejected from the bucket and fell too. He sustained blunt force trauma upon impact with the ground. The employee was killed and not wearing any personal fall arrest system (PFAS) at the time of the accident.
Keywords: ppe, struck by, tree, aerial lift, falling object, fall protection, ejected, fall, tree felling, crushing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1138562.015 26 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras

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