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Accident: 170220776 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Tree

Accident: 170220776 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/02/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11082563502/08/19932411Custom Logs, Inc.
On February 2, 1993, Employee #1, of Custom Logging, was working on a logging operation when a tree became lodged in another tree. Employee #1 tried to dislodge the cut tree by cutting down the standing tree. When the lodged tree fell free, it hit a dead tree, which, in turn, fell on Employee #1, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, crushed, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110825635 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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