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Accident: 92630.015 - Employee Is Struck By Felled Tree And Killed

Accident: 92630.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 01/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1206271.01501/31/2017Jay'S Tree Care, Llc
At 10:57 a.m. on January 23, 2017, Employee #1 was limbing a tree within the fall-zone of a tree that was being prepared for felling by another employee of the company. While Employee #1 was performing a bore-cut on a tree to be felled, the tree unexpectedly fell and struck the employee. The employee suffered extensive head, neck, shoulder and chest trauma and was killed.
Keywords: tree trimming, tree, falling object, tree felling, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1206271.015 45 M Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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