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Accident: 201320686 - Employee Is Killed When Struck In Chest By Tree

Accident: 201320686 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 03/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30817131303/15/20050782Jnb Solutions Llc
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on March 14, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a Bobcat T250, Serial Number 525612628, with a Fecon BH074 Bull Hog wood shredder, Serial Number 74H224A4, attached to its arms. He was performing industrial mowing in a power line right of way when a sapling, with an approximate diameter of 2 to 3 inches, was ejected from the Bull Hog and penetrated the front window of the Bobcat. Employee #1 was struck in the chest and killed. Further investigation revealed that the cab of the Bobcat was not protected by forestry guarding.
Keywords: chest, fracture, equipment operator, lawn mower, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308171313 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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