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Accident: 898122 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 898122 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 10/31/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30179453311/03/19971771Charles Goeller
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on October 31, 1997, Employee #1 cut a white oak tree that fell and became lodged in another tree. He then cut down the second tree, and both trees fell. The first tree struck and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, construction, lodged tree, tree, struck by, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301794533 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Landscaping
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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