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Accident: 170220743 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Limb

Accident: 170220743 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/27/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11088384001/28/19932411Sidell Forest Products Inc
On January 27, 1993, Employee #1, of Sidell Forest Products, was cutting down trees in the woods, when the tree that he was felling struck a dead tree. A limb from the dead tree, which should have been removed first, broke off and struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, tree limb, work rules, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110883840 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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