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Accident: 603332 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 603332 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 08/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10267858808/18/19922411J & P Smith Logging,Inc.
Employee #1 was working with a logging crew. A saw hand did not clear the area before felling a tree. Employee #1 was struck by the falling tree and then transported to University Hospital, Jackson, MS. At 10:18 a.m. on August 17, 1992, Employee #1 was pronounced dead.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging, communication
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102678588 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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