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Accident: 14446215 - Tree Broke Off & Fell On Employee

Accident: 14446215 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1497349904/19/19842411Bobby Herring Logging
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CUTTING A HARDWOOD (GUM) TREE WITH A SKIL CHAIN SAW. AS THE TREE WAS FALLING, IT STRUCK AN OAK TREE WHICH WAS APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET AWAY. THE OAK TREE BROKE OFF ABOUT 5 FEET FROM THE GROUND, FELL, AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, FRACTURING HIS SKULL.
Keywords: fracture, head, tree felling, skull, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14973499 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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