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Accident: 200631117 - Employee Is Killed By Felling Branch Of Cherry Tree

Accident: 200631117 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/06/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30706925208/06/20042411Ronald Hanifan Trucking
On August 6, 2004, Employee #1, a cutter and the owner of Ronald Hanifan Logging, was felling alone a cherry tree in the felling area. He was struck in the head by an overhead 13-ft branch of a cherry tree, which he was cutting. Employee #1 was killed. His 12-years-old son, who was in the landing area at the time of the accident, was the one who found Employee #1.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307069252 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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