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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1396919.015 - Expert And Master Cutting Tree Stump Removal

Inspection Information - Office: Tarrytown

Nr: 1396919.015Report ID: 0216000Open Date: 04/28/2019

Expert And Master Cutting Tree Stump Removal
137 Gallows Hill Rd.Null
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 1325 Main St.Null, Peekskill, NY 10566

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/28/2019
Close Case:11/27/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115808.015Event: 04/28/2019Employee Is Killed By Electrocution During Tree Trimming
At 11:40 a.m. on April 28, 2019, an employee was trimming tree branches using a hand held pole saw. The tree branch came in contact with a 13.2Kv power line whi le being cut causing an electrical arc from the branch and the pole saw, resulti ng in a fatal electrocution.
Keywords: electric arc, electrocuted, power lines, saw, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1396919.015 Fatality

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