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Accident: 200881761 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Tree

Accident: 200881761 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/12/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31434824411/15/20100851Forestry Services
On November 12, 2010, Employee #1, of Forestry Services, was felling a 20 in. diameter hardwood tree. His cut resulted in a lack of hinge wood on the tree. It did not fall as intended, due to a lack of hinge wood and was lodged in another tree. Employee #1 cut the second tree, which released the first tree. However, the first tree fell and struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, lodged tree, crushed, tree, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314348244 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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