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Accident: 201700762 - Employee Struck And Killed By Felled Tree

Accident: 201700762 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/04/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30330701108/07/20002411Browning Logging Inc
On August 4, 2000, Employee #1 was felling a bull pine tree on a hillside. Apparently, when the tree struck the ground, it sprang back and rolled in clockwise around the hillside. The butt of the tree struck Employee #1 in the left rib cage. He was killed by the blow.
Keywords: tree felling, logger, struck by, falling object, logging, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303307011 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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