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Accident: 14427363 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14427363 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 06/08/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10061124306/11/19877011Durango Ski Corporation
Employee #1 was sitting in the cut surface of a dead tree that was being felled by a coworker. He got up before the coworker made the backcut, but the tree fell in the wrong direction, striking and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100611243 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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