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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 568709 - Employee Killed When Struck In Face By Falling Sapling

Accident: 568709 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 11/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11035196212/07/19932411Billy Nix Logging, Inc.
Employee #1 was felling trees when one became hung up in another tree located about 25 feet in front of the tree that he was cutting. He moved forward and cut the other tree so that it would start falling. He then moved about 15 feet to his right and was looking up watching the trees fall when one of the trees uprooted and knocked down a 4 to 5 foot pine sapling. The sapling struck the employee in the left side of his face, causing instant death.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, face, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110351962 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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