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Accident: 200880466 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree Section

Accident: 200880466 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 09/08/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30269243909/08/20002411Decker Forest Products, Inc.
Employee #1 had felled a crotched black cherry tree and was limbing it for skidding. He had removed the lower and upper crotched trunks when the remaining trunk section rolled 90 degrees, striking and pinning him to the ground. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, unsecured, work rules, limbing, tree, tree section, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302692439 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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