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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200002210 Event: 06/19/2006Employee Is Killed In Fall From Malfunctioning Lift
On June 19, 2006, Employee #1 was in an aerial lift basket, trimming trees for utility line clearance. A pin on the lift boom's hydraulic ram dislodged, causing the upper boom section and basket to fall and strike the John Deere 648G skidder to which the aerial lift was attached. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, boom, equipment failure, tree, fall, fall protection, skidder, tree trimming, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309707073 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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