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Accident: 200461788 - Employee Dies After Struck By Falling Tree Branch

Accident: 200461788 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 10/21/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30810315910/22/20040783P & J Tree Service
At approximately 4:59 p.m. on October 21, 2004, Employee #1 was cutting felled branches while the owner of the company, elevated in a bucket of a Ford F-500 bucket truck, was cutting other tree limbs. A tree limb fell to the ground and struck Employee #1 in the back of his head. Employee #1 was hospitalized and died the next day.
Keywords: tree pruner, head, tree felling, tree limb, tree, truck, struck by, concussion, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308103159 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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