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Accident: 594846 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 594846 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 05/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1813115105/26/19942411B & T Logging
Employee #1 had cut approximately 15 trees within a one-hour period and left them standing. Strong winds had been blowing that morning and apparently, while Employee #1 was taking a break, a gust of wind blew a 60 ft 22 in. diameter tree over onto him. He was pronounced dead at the site.
Keywords: high wind, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18131151 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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