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Accident: 14477749 - Struck By Butt End Of Falling Tree

Accident: 14477749 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 02/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
94280503/01/19852411John'S Logging Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 FELLED A SPRUCE TREE INTO A LODGED FIR TREE. WHEN THE SPRUCE CONTACTED THE LODGED TREE, ITS BUTT END FLEW UP. AS THE BUTT END FELL TO THE GROUND, IT STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1. THE EMPLOYEE'S MOBILITY WAS RESTRICTED BY SNOW 23 INCHES DEEP, WITH A 3 TO 4 INCH CRUST.
Keywords: tree felling, lodged tree, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 942805 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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