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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200021301 - Employee Injured When Struck On Head By Falling Tree

Accident: 200021301 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 04/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30213269104/21/199915212001 A House Odyssey
Employee #1 was felling trees from a lot in preparation for new housing construction when he was apparently struck on the head by a falling tree. Employee #1 was found lying in the woods by the contractor; he sustained injuries that required hospitalization. Employee #1 was not wearing a hard hat at the time of the accident.
Keywords: head, tree felling, ppe, work rules, construction, tree, struck by, flying object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302132691 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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