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Accident: 521609 - Employee Struck By Falling Snag While Firefighting

Accident: 521609 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10084947009/24/19919512Us Forest Service
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HIT AND KILLED BY A FALLING TREE/SNAG AS HE WAS FIGHTING A SMALL FOREST FIRE. THE EMPLOYEE SUFFERED THREE BROKEN RIBS AND DIED OF INTERNAL BLEEDING.
Keywords: firefighter, fracture, tree, rib, tree section, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100849470 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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