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Accident: 14329288 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14329288 -- Report ID: 0316110 -- Event Date: 09/19/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10040348409/22/19860783S.C. Jones Services Inc.
Employee #1 had notched an approximately 40 ft tree in preparation for felling it. He and two coworkers had walked approximately 35 ft from the trunk of the tree to discuss the fall when the tree trunk snapped. The tree fell onto Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100403484 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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