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Accident: 115098.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 115098.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 03/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388489.01503/28/2019Pawpaw Logging, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on March 28, 2019, an employee was using a chainsaw to cut down trees. After the employee cut down a 120 foot poplar tree, it fell into a 20 foot dead tree. The poplar tree's butt end lifted up and struck the employee in his head, killing him.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling, head, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1388489.015 48 M Fatality Other

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