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Accident: 105336.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By A Log

Accident: 105336.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 05/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314210.01505/07/2018Vernon May Landscaping, Llc
At 12:00 p.m. on May 7, 2018, Employee #1 was using a Stihl chainsaw to fell the trunk of a white pine tree that measured 24 inches in diameter and 21 feet long . Three coworkers were pulling on a rope attached to the top of the tree Employe e #1 was cutting, which struck the end of a log next to the tree when it fell. T he log was ejected and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 suffered severe injures t o his face, head, and chest, killing him.
Keywords: chain saw, chest, face, falling object, head, log, rope, struck by, tree felling, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314210.015 51 M Fatality Timber cutting and logging occupations

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