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Accident: 79097.015 - Logger Is Killed When Hit By Tree Branch.

Accident: 79097.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1087670.01508/21/2015Jonathan Swarey
At 10:00 a.m. on August 21, 2015, an employee was felling a tree when a tree branch from a nearby tree went around the tree being felled, broke off a branch from the second tree which fell and struck the employee. The employee's upper body was struck by the falling tree branch. The employee was killed.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling, falling object, logging, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1087670.015 20 M Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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