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Accident: 200612166 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Felling Tree

Accident: 200612166 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/03/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30955203207/05/20062411Charles Rose D/B/A Chuck Rose Logging

On July 3, 2006, Employee # 1, a logger, was felling trees with a chain saw, as part of a logging operation. While felling other tree, a section of a dead hemlock tree broke off and struck Employee # 1 to his back. He was later found by the employer and another worker. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no witnesses to the accident.

Keywords: fracture, tree felling, chain saw, back, feller-buncher, tree, logger, struck by, falling object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309552032 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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