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Accident: 14392633 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14392633 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 10/24/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30039208110/29/19962411Edward Dugdale Logging, Inc.
Employee #1, a sawhand with approximately two years of experience, was working for Edward Dugdale Logging at a site offa site 2 to 3 miles east of Rustin, LA in Lincoln Parish. A coworker operating a shear machine was felling a 102 ft gum tree about 72 ft away from Employee #1. Employee #1 was trimming another tree when he was struck by the falling gum tree, tree. He sustained massive injuries to his head, neck, chest, and abdomen. Employee #1 died at 11:00 a.m. on October 24, 1996.
Keywords: chest, head, abdomen, tree felling, work rules, tree, logger, neck, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300392081 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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