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Accident: 202675997 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Tree Branch

Accident: 202675997 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/21/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31724943102/24/20145261Vintage Gardens Nursery & Feed
On February 21, 2014, Employee #1 and a coworker were planning to fell a large tree for firewood. They were in a remote location within a forest. Employee #1 was cutting wood for resale at his nursery and feed store, when he was struck by a tree branch and killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317249431 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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