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Accident: 200880243 - Employee Struck By Fallen Tree

Accident: 200880243 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 02/27/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30062936703/04/19980783Lewis Tree Service, Inc.
Two employees of a tree service firm were cutting trees in a gully as part of a power line clearance operation. One of the employees cut down a tree, which struck another tree that was already on the ground. That tree, in turn, struck and killed his coworker.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, elec utility work, struck by, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300629367 Fatality Concussion Forestry workers, except logging

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