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Accident: 202366951 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 202366951 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 07/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117619207/10/20072411Abrahams Cutting Inc
On July 9, 2007, an employee, a timber faller, was struck and killed by a hemlock tree that had been pasted or growing against an old growth cedar stump. The employee had his back to the hemlock. It fell from the cedar stump unexpectedly, striking him 24 ft. from the cedar at a diameter of 8 inches.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311176192 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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