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Accident: 201282886 - Employee Is Killed During Tree Felling Operations

Accident: 201282886 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 01/15/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31103703001/17/20081799Mccant'S Construction, Inc.

On January 15, 2008, Employee #1, an employee of McCant's Construction, Inc., was cutting trees to clear a lot for construction. A falling tree struck the head of Employee #1, causing him to fall forward. Employee #1 struck his head against an operating chainsaw and was killed.

Keywords: head, tree felling, chain saw, struck against, construction, laceration, tree, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 2 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311037030 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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