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Accident: 781724 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 781724 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/07/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12381314907/14/19932411Frederick & Lewis Timber & Equipment, Inc.
Employee #1 was cutting down a tree on the side of a mountain and failed to observe a smaller tree grown up into it. When the larger tree fell, it pulled down the smaller tree, which struck the employee on the head, breaking his hard hat and fracturing his skull. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, lodged tree, skull, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123813149 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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