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Accident: 170228936 - Employee Killed By Falling Uprooted Tree

Accident: 170228936 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/26/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11070493910/31/19902411Tomahawk Logging Inc
On September 26, 1990, Employee #1, of Tomahawk Logging, Inc., was felling and bucking trees with a chain saw at a logging site. He cut a tree down and was cutting it into shorter lengths when a dead tree uprooted and fell on him. He was crushed and was pronounced dead at the site. The dead tree that fell did not appear to be rotten. A regulatory citation was issued.
Keywords: tree felling, crushed, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110704939 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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