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Accident: 655803 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree Section

Accident: 655803 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 11/17/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12212269011/18/19970783Hunt & Hulteen Inc.
Employee #1 was raking debris from around the remaining bottom of a tree while a coworker was cutting a 10 ft section at ground level and another was pushing it to fall in a particular location. As the tree section was falling, Employee #1 inadvertently walked into its path and was struck on the head. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, tree section, struck by, communication
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122122690 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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