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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14559637 - Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Snag Tree

Accident: 14559637 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 12/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10786845712/05/19892411Rasmussen Logging
Employee #1 was in Upper Squaw Creek Drainage, a burned area of a U.S. Forest that was being salvaged. He had felled a tree which struck a snag. The snag sprang back, snapped, and struck Employee #1 on top of his hard hat, killing him.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107868457 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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