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Accident: 84706.015 - Logger Is Struck And Killed By Falling Tree Top

Accident: 84706.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 03/17/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1141693.01504/19/20162411129916 - Brown'S Grading - Blasting, Inc.

On March 17, 2016, an employee was manually felling trees on a steep slope. Whe n felling one tree, the falling tree struck another, breaking off the top of the struck tree which then fell, striking the employee in the head. The employee w as wearing a hard hat which was destroyed by the falling tree top. The employee was killed.

Keywords: logger, struck by, tree, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1141693.015 38 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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