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Accident: 943712 - Employee Struck On Head By Falling Tree Limb

Accident: 943712 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/14/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1853248104/14/19892411Jackson Logging
Employee #1, wearing a hard hat, was standing under a tree taking a break from stumping when he was struck in the head by a 5.5 in. diameter by 8 ft long tree limb. The tree limb was green and not rotten or dead. Employee #1 died of a concussion.
Keywords: tree limb, tree stumping, tree, struck by, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18532481 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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