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Inspection: 1232768.015 - Municipio De Vega Baja

Inspection Information - Office: Pr Arecibo

Nr: 1232768.015Report ID: 0257210Open Date: 05/15/2017

Municipio De Vega Baja
Bariada Sandin Calle Venus
Vega Baja, PR 00693
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 925120/Administration of Urban Planning and Community and Rural Development
Mailing: Po Box 4555, Vega Baja, PR 00694

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/28/2017
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97555.015Event: 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 truck. 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: tree trimming, personnel cage, fall protection, fall, elevated work platform, agriculture, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232768.015 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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