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Accident: 142587.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree Section

Accident: 142587.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 11/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1562501.01511/05/2021Custom View Contracting, Llc

At 9:00 a.m. on November 5, 2021, an employee was performing logging operations and was cutting down two large poplar trees. As the employee was cutting, a 40-f oot section of the top of a different poplar tree broke and struck him in the ba ck and head. The employee died due to head and back injuries.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, falling object, head, logging, neck, struck by, tree felling, tree section

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1562501.015 42 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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