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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 workin g 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 forc e trauma upon impact with the ground. The employee was killed and not wearing a ny personal fall arrest system (PFAS) at the time of the accident.
Keywords: aerial lift, crushing, ejected, fall, fall protection, falling object, ppe, struck by, tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1138562.015 26 M Fatality

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