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Accident: 14209589 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 14209589 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 06/29/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10536292507/05/19892411Timberland Falling Inc
Employee #1 was struck by a section of a 55-foot tall standing dead pine tree. The section of the dead tree was suspended above the work area where the victim was in the process of felling another tree. When Employee #1 dropped the adjacent pine tree, the top part of the standing dead tree was dislodged and fell on the victim, resulting in the fatal injuries.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105362925 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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