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Accident: 747667 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 747667 -- Report ID: 0933800 -- Event Date: 04/15/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10605967804/18/19892411Gordon Blackwell Dev. Co. Inc.
Employees were cutting down trees. One tree fell and struck another tree, which remained standing. After a few minutes passed, the employees thought it was safe and walked into the opening. The second tree subsequently uprooted and fell on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106059678 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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