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Accident: 201623634 - Tree Feller Fractures Leg When Struck By Falling Oak Tree

Accident: 201623634 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 03/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31679233203/25/20132411Rick Robertson Logging Inc

On March 22, 2013, Employee #1, a 54-year-old male timber faller with Rick Robertson Logging Inc, was struck in the upper left leg by an oak tree that had barber chaired off the stump while cutting the back cut. Employee #1 was hospitalized from an unspecified fracture injury to his upper left leg.

Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by, falling object, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316792332 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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