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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1234926.015 - Ca Corrections And Rehabilitation-High Desert State Prison

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 1234926.015Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 05/24/2017

Ca Corrections And Rehabilitation-High Desert State Prison
Approx 2 Miles North Of Somes Bar On Ishi Pishi Rd.
Orleans, CA 95556
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 922140/Correctional Institutions
Mailing: Po Box 750, Susanville, CA 96127

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/29/2017
Close Case:08/29/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95924.015Event: 05/24/2017Employee Struck By Falling Tree Is Killed
At 2:43 p.m. on May 24, 2017, an employee was picking up tree limbs when an approximately 150 foot tree uprooted and struck employee on the head. The impact from the blow threw the employee onto the ground. The employee's head struck a sharp rock. Employee was wearing his issued hard hat.The employee was killed by being struck on the head by a falling tree, and then being thrown down onto a rock.
Keywords: tree trimming, falling object, head, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1234926.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Firefighting occupations

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