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Accident: 909408 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 909408 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/02/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12047644503/04/19932411Duncan And Hopkins Logging
On March 2, 1993, Employee #1, a tree feller, had just cut a 14 in. hardwood tree and was beginning to cut another tree when a dead tree approximately 40 ft away fell and struck him on the back of the head and neck. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: fracture, head, tree felling, tree, neck, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120476445 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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