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Accident: 170114367 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170114367 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 09/11/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10986235909/19/19912411Quad-County Lumber Company
Employee #1, a professional logger, was felling trees. He was struck by a falling 20 in. diameter at breast height white oak. The white oak was decayed and in a weakened state after being hit by a 22 in. diameter at breast height red oak that he had cut earlier. He was walking about 30 ft from the white oak when it fell on him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109862359 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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