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Accident: 200922110 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Tree Limb

Accident: 200922110 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 03/29/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31530152303/30/20112411C W Brown Logging Inc
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on March 29, 2011, Employee #1 was cutting a tree, which was one of two that grew out of the same root system. The first tree had a limb that connected with the second tree. After notching and back cutting the first tree, he stepped back. The tree fell, breaking the tree limb and causing it to fall. The limb fell approximately 75 ft and struck him on top of his head, killing him. He was not wearing head protection.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, ppe, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315301523 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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