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Accident: 14509319 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 14509319 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 10/20/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11643453110/22/19972411Charles Logging
Employee #1, age 20, was limbing a fallen tree when another tree fell, striking him in the head. He was killed. The tree which struck him was partially rotten at its base and fell in a strong gust of wind.
Keywords: head, high wind, tree felling, work rules, limbing, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116434531 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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