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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 810275 - Employee Dies Of Asphyxia When Caught Under Pine Tree

Accident: 810275 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1854846107/31/19902411J. R. Buchanan Logging
Employee #1 was alone in the woods clearing storm-damaged trees and cutting standing timber. He was found by the individual that had hired him with a 17 in. diameter pine tree lying across his back. He died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18548461 Fatality Asphyxia Timber cutting and logging occupations

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