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Accident: 170032965 - Employee Crushed And Killed By A Beech Tree

Accident: 170032965 -- Report ID: 0111110 -- Event Date: 12/02/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10098782512/04/19912411Robin A. Crawford & Son Woods Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was felling trees and had just felled a maple tree. As he was backing away from the falling maple tree, high wind caused a live beech tree to uproot, crushing the employee on the lower back. He sustained acute flexion of both hips, fractures to bones in his right leg, and a fracture to his left foot. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, high wind, tree felling, crushed, tree, walking backward, falling object, logging, foot, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100987825 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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