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Accident: 68860.015 - Employee Struck By Branch From Fallen Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 68860.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 11/04/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1006094.01511/04/2014Billingsley Auction Sale, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on November 4, 2014, an employee was clearing a fence line with a chain saw. The employee was hit when a portion of a branch broke away from the felled tree and came back, hitting them. The employee suffered fractures to the ir head and neck, killing him. The employee was not wearing any personal protec tive equipment except for safety boots.
Keywords: chain saw, fracture, head, neck, struck by, tree limb, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1006094.015 51 M Fatality Agricultural and food scientists

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