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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97555.015 Event: 05/15/2017Employee Falls From Truck Bucket And Is Killed
At 11:30 a.m. on May 15, 2017, an employee was cutting a tree from a basket truc k. While the employee was cutting a tree, he decided to tie it to the basket of the truck. As the tree fell, its weight pulled the employee from the bucket. The employee fell approximately 40 to 50 feet and was killed.
Keywords: agriculture, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, personnel cage, tree felling, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232768.015 Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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