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Accident: 201610839 - Employee Injured By Tree Limb

Accident: 201610839 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 11/02/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30205163611/03/19982411Minahan Cutting Inc

Employee #1 was felling a 12-inch Alder tree approximately 60 feet in length. As the tree started to fall, it made contact with some fir limbs of a nearby fir tree. Employee #1 looked up as the tree was starting to fall and was struck in the eye with a limb that had fallen from one of the trees. The tree limb punctured his eye and fractured his eye socket and nose. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: eye, fracture, tree felling, tree limb, nose, tree, struck by, puncture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302051636 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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