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Accident: 91763.015 - Employee Falls From Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 91763.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1200354.01501/03/2017Santos Sanchez Sixtos
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 3, 2017, an employee, an owner was in the process of felling a tree. He was on the top of the tree. After cutting the to p of the 35 foot tree, while descending, he fell to the ground. A safety belt w as worn; however it did not appear that a lanyard was connected to the belt. T he employee was pronounced at the hospital.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, lanyard, tree, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1200354.015 51 M Fatality Horticultural specialty farmers

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