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Accident: 896308 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 896308 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 11/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12542486111/12/19962411P & L Timber Company
Employee #1 was cutting down a large hemlock tree. As it fell, it struck another tree, causing that tree to kick back and strike him in the abdomen. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: kick back, abdomen, tree felling, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125424861 Fatality Asphyxia Timber cutting and logging occupations

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