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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 674879 - Employee Killed When Pinned Under Falling Pine Tree

Accident: 674879 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/13/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10546639507/15/19882411Hallmans Wood Choppers
Employee #1 was felling pine trees alone in the woods. He cut one tree, which lodged in a pine tree, and then moved approximately 15 ft from the lodged tree. He cut another pine tree, which fell across the lodged tree, causing the butt end to kick back onto him. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries and died. All three trees were approximately 12 to 15 in. in diameter.
Keywords: kick back, tree felling, lodged tree, crushed, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105466395 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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