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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 761361 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 761361 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 05/24/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848331305/29/19892411Cameron Mcpeak Timber Cutting
Employee #1, a timber cutter for Cameron McPeak Timber Cutting Company was limbing previously felled trees. A poplar tree that was 17 inches in diameter was cut by another employee. The tree set down on its stump instead of falling after it had been cut. The other employee warned Employee #1, who was 70 feet downhill limbing previously felled trees, to be careful of the tree he had just cut. The tree fell and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, skull, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18483313 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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