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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112886122 - Elwin Jardine

Inspection Information - Office: Springfield

Nr: 112886122Report ID: 0112600Open Date: 01/04/1996

Elwin Jardine
Blue Meadow Rd.
Belchertown, MA 01007
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0783/Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services
Mailing: 126 Hardwick, Hardwick, MA 01037

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/04/1996
Close Case:01/17/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 937052Event: 01/09/1996Employee Struck By Falling Tree And Dies
Employee #1 had cut down a tree which apparently had become caught in adjacent trees. While he attempted to cut another tree, or while he was standing in the area, the caught tree fell, striking him and breaking his neck in two places. He died.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, agriculture, lodged tree, tree, neck, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112886122 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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