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Accident: 14529002 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 14529002 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 01/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10085583201/08/19912411Louis Rancourt Logging Co.
Employee #1 cut a yellow birch tree, which fell, brushing a fir tree. A section of a dead white birch limb was dislodged from the fir. The dead limb, approximately 9 ft 7 in. long by 7 in. in diameter, fell, striking the employee on the head. He died.
Keywords: tree limb, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100855832 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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