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Accident: 132605.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Limbs

Accident: 132605.015 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 01/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511077.01501/21/2021Dixie Logging Llc
At 2:45 p.m. on January 20, 2021, an employee was using a chain saw to cut down a poplar tree. The employee was killed when the tree he was felling struck a hic kory tree causing limbs of the tree he was felling to break off and strike him i n the head.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, chain saw, hard hat, head, logger, logging, ppe, skull, struck by, tree, tree felling, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1511077.015 61 M Fatality

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