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Accident: 201701802 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Felled Tree

Accident: 201701802 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 03/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30813472503/15/20052411Grizzly Mountain Aviation Inc
On March 14, 2005, Employee #1, a tree feller, was working at a lift timber sale, felling a 30-inch diameter Ponderosa pine tree. The pine tree fell and struck a small tree that measured 7- inches in diameter and was approximately 74 feet away. A portion of the 7-inch diameter tree was projected towards Employee #1, striking him in the head. Employee #1 was transported by helicopter to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon, where he was treated for a serious head injury. Employee #1 was pronounced dead four days following the accident.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, ppe, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308134725 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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