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Accident: 122659.015 - Wild Land Fire Fighter Is Struck By Tree, Sustains Head Trau

Accident: 122659.015 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 08/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1452233.01508/05/20190851317725236 - 3b'S Forestry Incorporated
At 2:30 a.m. on August 3, 2019, an employee, a wild land fire fighter, was prepa ring to dig a hand line around a spot fire, when he was struck on the head by a dead tree (snag) that failed at the stump and fell over. The employee was hospit alized to treat head trauma and multiple fractures.
Keywords: fire brigade, fire fighter, fracture, head, struck by, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1452233.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Firefighting occupations

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