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Accident: 55710.015 - Employee Struck By Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 55710.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 12/08/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
952191.01512/11/2013Sabatis Mitchell
At 11:30 p.m. on December 8, 2013, an employee was performing logging work. The employee cut a maple tree and left it standing, then proceeded to cut and de-limb another tree. While de-limbing, the previously cut tree fell and struck the employee on the head. The employee managed to walk 800 ft. out to a skidder trail where he collapsed and died from his injuries.
Keywords: tree, collapse, head, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 952191.015

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