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Accident: 14539936 - Employee Killed When Lodged Tree Falls On Him

Accident: 14539936 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 12/24/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10084794612/31/19862411Cal'S Logging
At approximately 2:25 p.m. on December 24, 1986, Employee #1 was cutting a tree in which another tree had become lodged. When the cut was finished, the lodged tree fell and struck Employee #1 on the head, killing him. The lodged tree had been pushed over by a Caterpillar during construction of a skid trail
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, tree, struck by, logging, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100847946 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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