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Accident: 106223.015 - Two Employees Are Struck And Injured By Felled Tree

Accident: 106223.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 02/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293770.01502/14/2018Jmt Custom Grading & Excavation Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293795.01502/14/2018Bostwick Excavating, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293770.01502/14/2018Jmt Custom Grading & Excavation Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293795.01502/14/2018Bostwick Excavating, Inc.
At 10:04 a.m. on February 8, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an excavation company, were working at a multiemployer construction site. They were obtaining a log to feed into the wood chipper they were operating. A crawler excavator crossed and displaced a felled tree, which struck Employees #1 and #2. Emergency services were called, and the two employees were transported to the hospital, where both were admitted. Employee #1 was treated for a fractured skull. Employee #2 was treated for a dislocated shoulder.
Keywords: struck by, fracture, excavator, excavation, equipment operator, skull, tree, tree felling, construction, chipper, shoulder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1293770.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
2 1293795.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction FallDist:
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Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
3 1293770.015 1 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
4 1293795.015 1 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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