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Accident: 170040349 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree Top

Accident: 170040349 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 04/10/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11519334404/10/19982411Duane Bruner Logging Inc
Employee #1, a timber cutter, was felling trees on a slope when a coworker up the slope felled a tree that slipped sideways off the stump. The tree's top was broken off as it struck other trees downhill, and it fell on Employee #1. He was killed by the falling tree top.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, tree section, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115193344 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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