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Accident: 14274187 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14274187 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 10/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1806121810/16/19902411Gabriel Rioux
Employee #1 had cut a tree and left it standing on the stump, a set-back position. He turned his back on the tree to limb another tree. The set back tree fell, striking and killing the employee.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging, inattention, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18061218 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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