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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1131617.015 - Environmental Quality Resources, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1

Nr: 1131617.015Report ID: 0352450Open Date: 03/10/2016

Environmental Quality Resources, Llc
5110 Yorkville Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mailing: One Church View Road , Millersville, MD 21108

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/05/2016
Close Case:05/24/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1071213    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 85500.015Event: 03/10/2016Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree Branch And Is Killed
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on March 10, 2016, an employee and coworkers were in the process of taking a 90-ft "Poplar" Tree down with an excavator. While the tree was being taken down, all workers were standing behind the excavator. The tree was to come down to the right of the excavator. The employee crossed the bridge and was standing to the left of the excavator when the tree started to come down towards him and one of the upper branches struck him in the back of the head. The employee sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling, excavator, falling object, tree
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1131617.015 Fatality Other Forestry workers, except logging

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