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Accident: 170748057 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170748057 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 05/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11624267805/16/19952411Matheny Greenhouse And Logging
Employee #1 was felling a tree that had a previously cut tree leaning on it. When the tree that was being felled toppled over, the previously cut tree (danger tree) fell and struck him on the head. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, struck by, concussion, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116242678 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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