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Accident: 910513 - Employee Killed When Tree Limb Falls On Him

Accident: 910513 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10784381501/26/19902411Joe Jones Logging
Employee #1, who worked for Joe Jones Logging, was cutting a 60 foot tree that had about a 24 in. diameter. As the tree fell, it hit a limb on a nearby tree that caused the limb to snap back and break off. It fell on Employee #1 and killed him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree limb, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107843815 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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