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Accident: 509653 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 509653 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 10/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10723725710/25/19942411J And B Logging, Inc.
Employee #1 was cutting an approximately 24 in. diameter tree when the tree fell. It struck a tree that was approximately 50 ft high. The tree bent over and broke in half. Its built-up energy caused the tree being cut to shoot back over the back cut of the stump and strike Employee #1. He died.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107237257 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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