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Accident: 604827 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 604827 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/22/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10700975503/11/19922411Nichols Logging
Employee #1 was cutting a double tree using a gasoline-powered chain saw. He had cut half the tree when the saw ran out of gas. While the employee was refueling the saw, the rest of the tree fell and struck and killed him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107009755 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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