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Accident: 94767.015 - Worker Is Struck By Falling Tree Limb And Incurs Multiple In

Accident: 94767.015 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 01/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225495.01502/03/20171611317715709 - Weekly Bros Inc
At 8:30 a.m. on January 31, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heavy construction company, was working as a timber faller at a work site. As he was felling a Dou glas Fir, a limb from an adjacent dead Madrone fell from above and struck Employ ee #1's head. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported t o the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured shoulder and impact injuries to his head and neck.
Keywords: construction, falling object, fracture, head, neck, shoulder, struck by, tree, tree felling, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1225495.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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