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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 Douglas Fir, a limb from an adjacent dead Madrone fell from above and struck Employee #1's head. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured shoulder and impact injuries to his head and neck.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, head, neck, fracture, construction, shoulder, tree, tree limb, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1225495.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, forestry and logging workers FallDist:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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