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Accident: 14467591 - Logger Killed When Struck By Falling Limb

Accident: 14467591 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 02/23/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10565184802/24/19882411Trees Unlimited
Employee #1 was a subcontractor for a logging operation. A leaning tree was cut, and as it fell it struck another tree, breaking off a limb. The approximately 20 ft long by 10 in. thick limb struck Employee #1 on or about the head, killing him. His body was found some time later by another logger.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, work rules, struck by, falling object, logging, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105651848 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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