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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 903914 - Employee Fatally Struck In Head By Tree

Accident: 903914 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/31/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10864231504/03/19901795John Vanek Excavating
An employee was clearing a vacant lot of second growth trees with a 1968 Caterpillar (Model No. 955). He was fatally struck in the head by a falling tree or by a limb that sprung back.
Keywords: head, tree limb, equipment operator, tree, loader, struck by, concussion, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108642315 Fatality Concussion Excavating and loading machine operators

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