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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135028.015 Event: 04/20/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tree
At 4:45 p.m. on April 20, 2021, an employee was felling a tree in sections while suspended from the tree. As a section of tree began to fall, the employee was p ulled with the section and fell to the ground. The employee died from multiple f ractures and internal injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, fall, fracture, tree climbing system, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1526726.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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