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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14541916 Event: 10/15/1985Struck In Head By Falling Tree
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS FELLING A TREE. AS THE TREE BEGAN TO FALL, HE MOVED ABOUT 18 FEET TO HIS LEFT. THE FALLING TREE STRUCK A DEAD TREE, BREAKING IT OFF AT GROUND LEVEL. THE DEAD TREE FELL TOWARD EMPLOYEE #1, STRIKING HIM IN THE FOREHEAD AND KILLING HIM.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree, struck by, logging, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100336361 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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