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Accident: 93109.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree And Is Injured

Accident: 93109.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 02/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1210373.01502/14/2017Treesmiths, Inc.
At 1:40 p.m. on February 8, 2017, an employee and his coworker were using a tag line to guide a falling tree from striking utility lines. As the tree was cut, i t fell into the path of another tree that was dead. The dead tree broke and a po rtion struck the employee in his back, shoulder and chest. The employee was hos pitalized and treated for his injuries sustained.
Keywords: agriculture, back, chest, falling object, shoulder, struck by, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1210373.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Timber cutting and logging occupations

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