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Accident: 138504.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Tree Fighting Wildfire

Accident: 138504.015 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 08/23/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1549639.01508/24/20210851317729192 - G E Forestry Inc
At 5:00 p.m. on August 23, 2021, an employee had been working on the eastern edg e of a wildfire where he was killed. His death was believed to have been caused when a green tree fell approximately 600 feet uphill and slipped down the hill striking the employee.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, fire, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, slope, struck by, tree, tree failure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1549639.015 56 M Fatality Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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