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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 772863 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 772863 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 10/04/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10752276510/07/19910783U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
An employee used a chain saw to cut through a tree. He had not notched the tree so that that it would fall in the desired direction. After completing the cut, he ran in the same direction as the falling tree, and it crushed him. He died of his injuries.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107522765 Fatality Fracture Forestry workers, except logging

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