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Accident: 732743 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 732743 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/02/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1534056501/04/19852411Hicks Logging Co
An employee had partially cut a large pine tree when his saw broke. He left the area to fix the saw, leaving the tree cut approximately three fourths through. A coworker, Employee #1, had completed cutting trees in his area, so he decided to go get a skidder and help pull logs. On his way to the skidder, he walked by the tree that had been partially cut. It fell on him and killed him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15340565 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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