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Accident: 119457.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Pine Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 119457.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427539.01508/29/2019799274192 - Cliffs Club Services Llc
At 2:42 p.m. on August 29, 2019, an employee was cutting down several pine trees on a golf course and had dropped three trees without incident. However, the employee was cutting a fourth tree when it fell and bounced off of one of the previous carcasses, striking him in the face and chest. The employee sustained several fractures to both areas and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, chest, fracture, face, tree felling, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427539.015 32 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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