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Accident: 200230332 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 200230332 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 03/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30020822003/27/19982411Mark Berger .
Employee #1 was less than two tree lengths from a tree that was being felled when the tree twisted off its stump and fell in his direction instead of the direction intended. Employee #1 was struck and killed by the falling tree. The two-tree-length distance from a tree being felled is required by OSHA standards.
Keywords: clearance, tree felling, work rules, tree, logger, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300208220 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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