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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1245479.015 - Antonio Sandoval

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1245479.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 07/08/2017

Antonio Sandoval
983 Scott Street
San Diego, CA 92106
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 4222 La Tiera Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/08/2017
Close Case:09/08/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96946.015Event: 07/08/2017Employee Trimming Tree Falls To Ground And Is Killed
At 9:45 a.m. on July 8, 2017, Employee #1 was working for a large landscaping company from Monday through Friday, but also worked as an independent contractor on weekends where he provided landscaping services, that included tree trimming to a select group of clients. Employee #1 owned his own equipment and had the freedom to pick and choose his jobs. He was hired to trim several palm trees in front of a private residence. He had just finished trimming the first of several trees, and had just climbed up an approximately 60-foot high palm tree when he began trimming with his chainsaw.While trimming the palm tree with his chainsaw, Employee #1 accidentally cut the lanyard that was holding him up in the tree causing him to fall approximately 60-feet to the street below. The employee sustained multiple head, and upper body fractures and died at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained from the fall.
Keywords: tree trimming, fall, lanyard, chain saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1245479.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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