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Accident: 170097240 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170097240 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 06/26/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11518582906/26/19977363Cinebar Services Inc
Employee #1 was leaving a site and took a route across it that put him in the path of a falling 125 ft tall tree. Because of the undergrowth and downed tree trunks, it took him a long time to cut across the area. Employee #1 was in the path of the falling tree, approximately 90 ft from the stump, when he was struck and killed.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115185829 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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