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Accident: 200450146 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Pine Tree

Accident: 200450146 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 12/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30032707912/31/19962411Dailey Pulpwood & Logging Company
Employee #1 was cutting down a large pine tree down when his chain saw ran out of gas. He went to a landing, refilled the saw, and returned to the area where he had been working. Employee #1 started limbing two trees he had previously felled when the pine tree he hadn't finished cutting fell and struck him on the head. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, limbing, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300327079 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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