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Accident: 170114037 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170114037 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 10/18/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10986294610/19/19902411E.R. Nason
Employee #1 was felling approximately 80 to 100 ft high red and white pine trees. He had cut and left three trees lodged in the standing position and was backcutting another tree. One of the lodged trees, approximately 70 ft away, fell, striking him across his neck and shoulder. He died.
Keywords: shoulder, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, neck, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109862946 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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