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Accident: 200626893 - Logger Killed When Bent Tree Snapped Back

Accident: 200626893 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 05/03/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31714681905/06/20132411Madison Logging Inc
On May 3, 2013, Employee #1, a 60-year-old male with Madison Logging Inc., was using a chain saw to cut down a tree. Once the tree was cut, it fell onto another tree bending that tree to the ground. The bent tree then snapped back striking Employee #1 in the head. Employee #1 was killed in the event.
Keywords: tree felling, skull, tree, logger, struck by, logging, tension release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317146819 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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