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Accident: 607689 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 607689 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/17/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11010527706/25/19912411Wilson Land & Timber Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was apparently struck by a pine tree that fell when it was caught by a tree that he was cutting. He was found dead with a pine tree on top of him. This operation normally used a mechanical tree cutting machine; the chain saw was being used only because the tree was on the side of a bank.
Keywords: embankment, tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110105277 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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