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Accident: 201283462 - Logger Dies After Being Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 201283462 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 07/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31573848409/02/20112411Brown Logging, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2011, Employee #1, with Brown Logging, Inc., was part of a four-person crew clearing an area of hardwood trees. While he was performing cutting operations, a poplar tree measuring approximately 10 to 12 in. diameter and 40 to 60 ft high fell on him. A coworker removed the tree from Employee #1 and ran to obtain assistance. Employee #1 died approximately two weeks later.
Keywords: tree felling, pinned, back, crushed, tree, logger, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315738484 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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