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Accident: 14528376 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14528376 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 09/26/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10139633109/28/19892411Scott Paper Company
Employee #1 was felling a tree. When the tree started to fall, it became obstructed by a smaller snag tree and kicked back, striking Employee #1 who was backed several feet away from the tree stump. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, torso, logger, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101396331 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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