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Accident: 200630770 - Tree Topper Struck And Killed By Tree

Accident: 200630770 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 06/20/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30046833706/21/20022411Harmon Lumber And Logging
On June 20, 2002, Employee #1, a topper, was cutting a small knob from a 69-ft. red oak tree that he had topped several minutes earlier. He was struck in the head by a branch of a nearby 95-ft. red oak tree that fell in an unintended direction, and was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300468337 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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