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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138168.015 Event: 08/16/2021Employee Is Killed When Basket Breaks Off From Boom
At 1:45 p.m. on August 16, 2021, an employee was trimming tree limbs approximate ly 40 feet from the ground in the basket of an aerial boom truck when the basket broke off from the boom. The employee and the basket fell to the concrete groun d killing the employee instantly.
Keywords: basket, blunt force trauma, boom, boom truck, fall, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1547884.015 Fatality Hand cutting and trimming occupations

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