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Accident: 81887.015 - Employee Crushed By Tree Trunk

Accident: 81887.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 12/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1114167.01512/24/2015Second Nature Tree Service
At 11:45 a.m. on Dec 23, 2015, an employee and coworker were bucking a felled tree. The employee was bucking a sub trunk and working towards the coworker, who was working on the main tree trunk. The employee was under a 12 foot subtrunk when his coworker made a cut that freed the subtrunk from the main trunk. The employee was crushed when struck by the subtrunk.
Keywords: tree trimming, skull, chain saw, logging, falling object, tree, struck by, crushing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1114167.015 22 M Fatality Fracture Chainsaw Operator

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