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Accident: 83825.015 - Logger Is Killed When Struck By Tree

Accident: 83825.015 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 03/17/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1133692.01503/18/2016Kerry Dale Carroll
At 9:30 a.m. on March 17, 2016, Employee #1, was using a cable skidder to move logs that had been cut to an area where Employee #2 could reach them with a grapple skidder. Employee #1 cut a tree that became lodged against another tree. As Employee #1 attempted to cut the second tree, the first tree struck and killed Employee #1 as both trees fell.
Keywords: struck by, tree felling, falling object, logger, chain saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1133692.015 25 M Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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