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Accident: 75472.015 - Employee Struck And Killed By A Falling Tree

Accident: 75472.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/06/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1052331.01504/07/2015Lower Dixie Timber Co., Inc.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on April 6, 2015, Employee #1 was operating a chain s aw and using it to cut down a tree at a logging site. As he was cutting down a t ree, a nearby tree fell and struck him. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries and was killed.
Keywords: chain saw, crushing, falling object, logging, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1052331.015 49 M Fatality

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