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Accident: 170748040 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 170748040 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 03/20/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11627337603/21/19952411Shannon Logging Company
As the tree being cut fell, it struck another tree approximately 25 ft away. The force of the tree hitting the other tree broke off a limb that then traveled approximately 30 ft and hit the logger, Employee #1, above the right eye. He died.
Keywords: eye, tree felling, tree limb, logger, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116273376 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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