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Accident: 170220370 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170220370 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11477896203/20/19922411Marcellus Wood & Trucking
On March 17, 1992, Employee #1 had prepared a 70 or 80 foot tree for felling. He left it standing and cut down a sapling in the direction of fall. As he did so, the standing tree split from the stump and fell on him. Employee #1 died. Three serious citations were issued.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114778962 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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