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Accident: 170121560 - Employee Suffers Fractures When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170121560 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 04/08/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12524529004/17/19952411Shepherd Logging, Inc.
On April 8, 1995, Employee #1 was cutting a tree, without the knowledge of his employer, when the falling tree fell into another tree. The felled tree bounced off the standing tree and its end struck Employee #1 in the pelvis, breaking his bones and causing internal injuries.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, work rules, tree, pelvis, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125245290 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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