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Accident: 14470793 - Struck By Falling Tree Branch

Accident: 14470793 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/17/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
81077007/23/19862411Hoover Trucking & Logging Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS FELLING A GREEN TREE. WHEN THE TREE BEGAN FALLING IT DISLODGED A LIMB FROM THE GREEN TREE NEXT TO IT. THE FALLING LIMB STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 IN THE HEAD. ALTHOUGH HE WAS WEARING A HARD HAT (AND ALL OTHER REQUIRED SAFETY EQUIPMENT) HIS SKULL WAS FRACTURED IN THREE PLACES. HE WAS KILLED. THE LIMB WAS SIX INCHES IN DIAMETER AND 20 FEET LONG.
Keywords: fracture, head, tree felling, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 810770 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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