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Accident: 14404925 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Branch

Accident: 14404925 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12226300709/18/19952411Metts & Metts Logging Inc
Employee #1 was cutting trees with a chain saw. He cut one tree down and it struck another tree, breaking its branches. Employee #1 proceeded to trim the fallen tree. A broken branch from the standing tree broke off and struck him on the head. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, work rules, tree, struck by, concussion, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122263007 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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