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Accident: 200571537 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Tree

Accident: 200571537 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 12/21/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31424323912/21/20102411M & C Lumber Company, Incorporated
On December 21, 2010, Employee #1, a logger, was cutting the base of a 50 ft red oak tree, 36 in. in diameter. After finishing the cuts, for some reason, Employee #1 walked in the direction of the falling tree. The tree struck Employee #1 on his back and right shoulder and knocked him to the ground. Employee #1 was crushed.
Keywords: shoulder, tree felling, back, crushed, tree, logger, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314243239 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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