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Accident: 170748065 - Employee Struck And Killed By Broken Tree Section

Accident: 170748065 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/31/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11623125908/02/19952411J. C. Excavating
Employee #1 was felling a tree that had vines growing on it. One of the adjacent trees, also covered by vines, was dead and a section broke while the main tree was being felled. The section struck the employee in the front of the head and the face. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree section, struck by, face, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116231259 Fatality Cancer Timber cutting and logging occupations

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