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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170218218 - Logger Crushed And Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 170218218 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/23/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12491610703/24/19942411Bruce Brzoznowski Logging Inc
On March 23, 1994, Employee #1 was felling a tree at a logging site. He improperly cut his notch and lost his hinge wood, which controls the direction of the tree fall. When Employee #1 made his back cut, the tree twisted as it started to fall. It came completely loose from the stump and struck him in the chest, killing him. A citation was issued for a serious violation of 5156(2) and 5118(4).
Keywords: chest, tree felling, work rules, crushed, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124916107 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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