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Accident: 14412688 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Dead Tree

Accident: 14412688 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/03/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10229814809/09/19872411Eddie Malmay Logging Co.
Employee #1 felled a pine tree and was marking it up to cut it into logs. When the pine hit the ground, the vibration caused a nearby dead oak tree to fall. The oak tree struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, vibrations, struck by, logging, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102298148 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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