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Accident: 14321525 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 14321525 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 07/07/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11604116107/08/19922411Rick Piper Logging
Employee #1 had just felled a tree and was about 10 ft away from it, when a dead tree that was hit by the just-felled tree came down. One of its branches struck Employee #1 in the back of the head and killed him. Employee #1 was found by the skidder operator with a severe blow to his head.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, work rules, struck by, concussion, falling object, logging, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116041161 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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