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Accident: 14537831 - Employee Struck On Head By Falling Tree

Accident: 14537831 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11186186007/30/19902411Robinson Timber Inc.

At 2:15 p.m. on July 26, 1990, Employee #1, a choker setter, and several coworkers were using a running skyline to snake trees out of a canyon. They had three lines out and were snaking them into a carriage. A tree hit a dead snag, which broke off its top. Part of the broken tree hit Employee #1 on the head. He was taken by Fliteline to UCD Medical Center in Sacramento, CA, for observation.

Keywords: head, choker setter, tree, struck by, logging

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111861860 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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