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Accident: 202615332 - Employee Fractures Head When Struck By Felled Tree

Accident: 202615332 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 01/09/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734314301/10/20142411J M Browning Logging Inc
On January 9, 2014, Employee #1 was cutting down a 21 in. in diameter tree. The tree fell onto the top of a snag, causing the tree to rock backwards and towards the employee striking his head. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a fracture to his head.
Keywords: fracture, head, tree felling, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317343143 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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