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Accident: 170090393 - Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Slab Of Wood

Accident: 170090393 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 10/11/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10369658910/12/19912411Whitestone Southeast Company
Employee #1, a tree faller, was cutting down a tree. When the tree hit the ground it bumped a small tree that was lying on the ground and jarred loose a slab of wood that was above Employee #1. The slab slid down the hill and struck the employee in the head, killing him.
Keywords: head, tree felling, wood slab, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103696589 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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