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Accident: 14545511 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14545511 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 11/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10924026711/25/19922411Burns Pulpwood Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a timber skidder machine to transport timber from a cutting area to a load-out point. He drove the skidder within 40 to 45 ft of a tree being cut by a saw operator and was struck and killed by the falling tree.
Keywords: clearance, head, tree felling, work rules, tree, skidder, struck by, concussion, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109240267 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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