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Accident: 79841.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tree And Later Dies

Accident: 79841.015 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 09/09/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1094313.01509/24/2015Mark Martin
At 2:00 p.m. on September 9, 2015, Employee #1 was with a crew cutting trees. The trees were stacked in a pile and then pulled out of the area by a skidder. The employee walked into the area near the skidder to get his chainsaw. Employee #1 was struck in his mid-section by a tree as it was being pulled out of the woods by the skidder. The employee was airlifted to a local hospital where he died on September 21, 2015.
Keywords: skidder, abdomen, tree, chain saw, tree felling, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1094313.015 32 M Fatality Other

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