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Accident: 201495215 - Logger Is Killed By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 201495215 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31507075507/27/20112411Van'S Logging
On July 26, 2011, Employee #1, with Van's Logging, was felling a white fir tree approximately 110 ft tall at Mountain House State Park. While falling, the fir tree's branches became entangled with another white fir tree approximately the same height. A branch approximately 4 in. diameter and 16 to 17 ft long fell approximately 30 to 40 ft, struck Employee #1 and killed him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, laceration, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315070755 Fatality Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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