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Accident: 14432181 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 14432181 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 08/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11612500608/20/19922411Birky'S Shop
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 17, 1992, Employee #1 and a coworker were felling snags. The coworker felled a 120 ft snag in a heavily wooded area, approximately 110 ft from Employee #1. The felled snag struck Employee #1 on the head, causing massive head injuries. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116125006 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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