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Accident: 202081519 - Logger Is Struck And Killing By Falling Tree

Accident: 202081519 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 06/22/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31659041306/22/20122411Dustin Ellis Dba Dustin Ellis Logging
On June 22, 2012, an employee was working for a logging firm. He was felling a tree, when it got stuck in an adjacent tree. One of the trees kicked back and struck the employee in his chest. He was killed. He died of asphyxia.
Keywords: chest, kick back, asphyxiated, tree felling, logger, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316590413 Fatality Asphyxia Timber cutting and logging occupations

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