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Accident: 170218184 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree Caught By Wind

Accident: 170218184 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 12/10/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12437404212/13/19932411Porath Logging Inc
On December 10, 1993, Employee #1, of Porath Logging Inc., was felling a tree during high winds. As the tree fell, a strong gust of wind blew it in the employee's direction. The tree struck and killed Employee #1. The employer received a serious citation.
Keywords: high wind, tree felling, work rules, crushed, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124374042 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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