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Accident: 170394225 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Dead Tree

Accident: 170394225 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 06/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1815476506/24/19922411Barnett Logging
Employee #1 was selective logging a wooded area. Two trees, adjacent to each other, were felled without incident. He walked away from the trees to direct the skidder back into the area when a dead tree, located between the other two trees, fell onto him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18154765 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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