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Accident: 570945 - Employee Killed When Struck By A Tree

Accident: 570945 -- Report ID: 0523420 -- Event Date: 11/13/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
132269201/30/19862411I. James Meng
Employee #1, a logger, was using a chain saw to fell trees. He cut a tree, which fell against another tree. When he then proceeded to cut down the second tree, the first tree fell on him. His neck was broken and he was killed.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, tree, neck, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1322692 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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