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Accident: 80820.015 - Worker Is Struck By Tree And Is Killed

Accident: 80820.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 11/04/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1104181.01511/05/2015Forest, Soil & Water Inc.
At 5:41 p.m. on November 4, 2015, a worker was bucking a tree that had been felled and was caught in between some other trees. As the worker cut the tree in half, tension was released and a portion of the tree was ejected, striking and killing the worker.
Keywords: struck by, logging, ejected, tree felling, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1104181.015 61 M Fatality Other Forestry workers, except logging

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