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Accident: 78980.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree Trunk.

Accident: 78980.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 08/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1085250.01508/17/2015Trees, Inc.

At 8:30 p.m. on August 19, 2015, an employee was on the ground holding a rope ti ed to a tree section being cut. The employee was pulled into a tree then struck in the head by falling tree section and sustained trauma to the head and chest. The employee was killed.

Keywords: falling object, struck by, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1085250.015 51 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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