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Accident: 170234041 - Employee Struck By Tree

Accident: 170234041 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 12/17/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11147435912/17/19902411Jefferson Logging Inc
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 1990, Employee #1 was setting chokers when a 125 ft spruce, a designated wildlife tree, was blown over, striking the employee on the left side from behind. He suffered fractures to the left leg, arm, ribs, and shoulder and a possible lung puncture. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, high wind, choker setter, tree, rib, struck by, arm, falling object, logging, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111474359 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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