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Accident: 170888390 - Employee Breaks Neck In Fall From Redwood Tree

Accident: 170888390 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/03/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12551189909/26/19972411A J Frost Timber Falling
Employee #1 was felling a redwood tree in a thick forest . He was on the downhill side of the tree when he apparently had an epileptic seizure and fell. Employee #1 suffered a broken neck.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, work rules, seizure, fall, fall protection, neck, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125511899 Occupation not reported

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