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Accident: 14524268 - Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Tree Limb

Accident: 14524268 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 03/10/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10254929203/15/19882411Woodland Specialties, Inc.
AT APPROXIMATELY 8:15 AM ON MARCH 10, 1988, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS FELLING A TREE. WHEN THE TREE FELL A LIMB OF THE TREE STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 IN THE HEAD, FRACTURING HIS SKULL. HE LATER DIED. THE EMPLOYEE WAS NOT WEARING ANY KIND OF HEAD PROTECTION AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree limb, ppe, work rules, skull, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102549292 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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