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Accident: 14385611 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Lodged Tree

Accident: 14385611 -- Report ID: 0523310 -- Event Date: 07/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10246732107/25/19902411Get Trucking Company
Employee #1 and a coworker were felling trees when a poplar tree lodged against a maple tree. They were continuing to work in the area, less than 30 ft apart, when a smaller tree was felled that caused the poplar tree to roll off the maple tree. The poplar tree struck Employee #1 on the head, killing him instantly.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102467321 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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