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Accident: 142268.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Treetop

Accident: 142268.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 12/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570282.01512/21/2021R And R Contracting, Inc.

At 8:00 a.m. on December 20, 2021, an employee was hooking a skyline. The skyli ne caught and kicked up a treetop from a debris pile and flung it up in the air approximately 150-200 feet, and it came down and struck the employee on the back of neck. The employee was killed.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, neck, struck by, tree

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570282.015 56 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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