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Accident: 14232847 - Employee Killed By Flying Tree Limb

Accident: 14232847 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 11/18/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10059203911/19/19922411Rex Burns, Sr.
Employee #1 felled an oak tree approximately 30 ft high and 20 in. in diameter. The oak fell against a beech tree and a limb of the beech was pulled down with the oak. When the limb sprang back, it broke and flew 15 to 20 ft to where Employee #1 was standing, striking him in the head and killing him.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by, flying object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100592039 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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