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Accident: 14372270 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Split Tree

Accident: 14372270 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 12/03/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10594429212/04/19922411Russell Wilbur Logging
As Employee #1, a faller, started to back cut a tree that he was felling with a chain saw, the tree trunk split and swung toward him. The tree struck Employee #1 in the chest, killing him. The common term for this event is the tree "barberchaired."
Keywords: chest, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105944292 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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