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Accident: 170571111 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170571111 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/11/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30177118402/12/19992411W C Davis Logging, Inc.

Employee #1, a skidder operator, had caught up on his work and so started limbing trees at the log deck. He was working approximately 50 ft from a 63 ft tall by 24 in. diameter gum tree that was being felled. The gum tree struck Employee #1 in the head, killing him.

Keywords: clearance, head, tree felling, log deck, work rules, limbing, tree, struck by, logging, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301771184 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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