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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 134720.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Tree Limb

Accident: 134720.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 04/07/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1524710.01504/09/20213w Timber And Construction Llc
At 3:30 p.m. on April 7,2021, an employee was preparing to fell a tree with a ch ainsaw when a 26 foot long tree branch fell and struck him in the head. The empl oyee suffered skull fractures and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, chain saw, communication, cutting, falling object, fracture, head, logger, logging, skull, struck by, training, tree, tree felling, tree limb, tree section, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524710.015 44 M Fatality Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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