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Accident: 200452555 - Employee Is Hit By Tree And Killed

Accident: 200452555 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 05/14/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312183205/19/20092411Gator Logging
On May 14, 2009,Employee #1, with Gator Logging, was cutting down trees with a chain saw. Then, the bar of the chain saw became lodged in the tree. As Employee #1 was attempting to remove the saw from the tree, the tree fell, striking him in the head. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, chain saw, stuck, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313121832 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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