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Accident: 93913.015 - Employee Is Injured When Struck In The Head By Falling Dead

Accident: 93913.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1214801.01503/02/2017Sioux City, City Of

At approximately 11:35 p.m. on February 21, 2017, Employee #1 was cutting trees down with a chainsaw. The tree limbs of the tree being cut down were entangled w ith dead tree limbs. Employee #1 received a concussion when he was struck on his head by a falling dead tree limb. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: chain saw, concussion, falling object, head, ppe, struck by, tree limb, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1214801.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Heavy

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