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Accident: 200750495 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 200750495 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 03/28/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30053660403/31/20000783Nelson Tree Service, Inc.
On March 28, 2000, Employee #1 and a coworker were clearing the right-of-way along a highway. Employee #1 was operating a chipper at the back of the truck when a tree fell on him. He suffered head and neck injuries, and was killed.
Keywords: brush chipper, clearance, head, highway, tree felling, work rules, tree, neck, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300536604 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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