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Accident: 603506 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Limb

Accident: 603506 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 01/10/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10709057305/26/19932411Wanda Johnston Logger
The owner went to check on Employee #1 after hearing that his chain saw had stopped running. Employee #1 was lying on the ground, bleeding from a hole in his head. He died of a cerebral contusion. Presumably, a limb had fallen on him when he had cut down a tree.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, struck by, falling object, logging, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107090573 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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