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Accident: 95158.015 - Employee Is Stuck By A Tree Limb And Suffers Several Injurie

Accident: 95158.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 02/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1211916.01502/21/2017Harvest Rgi, Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on February 21, 2017, the employee made several cuts to a tree with a chain saw and then walked behind a trackhoe that was to push the tree trunk over. The employee was struck by a tree limb that fell as the tree was pushed over. The employee received lacerations to the forehead, abrasions to the face, fractures to the ribs, and abrasions to the fingers.
Keywords: struck by, tree limb, bulldozer, falling object, emergency response, chain saw, tree felling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1211916.015 46 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Chainsaw Operator

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