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Accident: 200632230 - Employee Felling Tree Is Struck And Killed By Limb

Accident: 200632230 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31337634508/17/20102411Self Service, Inc. Dba A&H Logging
An employee was felling a tree manually with a chain saw. He was not wearing a hard hat, face protection, or leg protection. He was struck on the head by a limb from a nearby tree, and he was killed. A coworker not far away saw the employee cutting the tree and the nearby tree falling to the ground, but he did not see the employee get struck by an overhead limb.
Keywords: head, hard hat, tree felling, tree limb, ppe, chain saw, logger, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313376345 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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