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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202492518 Event: 10/10/2011Employee'S Leg Is Fractured When Struck By Tree Limb
On October 10, 2011, Employee #1, with a logging contractor, was felling a tree. While falling, it brushed against another tree. A limb from the second tree flew back and struck him. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a fractured right leg.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree limb, tree, struck by, logging, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125827923 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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