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Accident: 14477814 - Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14477814 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 06/25/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
96880006/26/19852411R & R Firewood
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS FELLING A TREE AGAINST ITS LEAN. HE WAS UNABLE TO PREVENT IT FROM FALLING IN ITS DIRECTION OF LEAN. WHEN THE TREE FELL, IT STRUCK A NEARBY SKIDDER AND REBOUNDED TOWARD EMPLOYEE #1. THE TREE STRUCK HIM, INFLICTING FATAL INJURIES.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 968800 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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