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Accident: 201623220 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 201623220 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 07/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31474948207/21/20110783Jay B Tower
On July 20, 2011, Employee #1 was pulling on a rope attached to a tree being felled. Employee #1 was not in the clear and was struck by the falling tree, before the tree hit the ground. Employee #1 apparently sustained a fracture in the chest region, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: chest, clearance, fracture, tree felling, tree, struck by, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314749482 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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