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Accident: 14408942 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 14408942 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/18/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10075644405/08/19928713Fisher Company
Employee #1 and three coworkers were trimming and felling trees to clear a path for a new highway. The chain saw used by Employee #1 became stuck in a tree. The tree began to fall as Employee #1 was attempting to free the saw. Although he ran to an area away from the tree, the tree fell on Employee #1 and killed him.
Keywords: tree felling, chain saw, stuck, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100756444 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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