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Accident: 201610771 - Employee Injured When Struck By Tree Top

Accident: 201610771 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 10/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30204933310/29/19982411Walty Contract Cutting Inc

At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 23, 1998, Employee #1, working for Walty Contract Cutting, Inc., was injured when he fell a Douglas fir tree which had a small Cedar top hung up in the tree. The fir tree fell, pulling the Cedar top. The cedar top hit another tree and spun around striking Employee #1 in the head. The employee was hospitalized with a fractured skull.

Keywords: fracture, tree felling, skull, tree, logger, struck by, flying object, logging

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302049333 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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