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Accident: 910463 - Logger Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 910463 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/12/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12046981210/14/19922411Oak Ridge Logging/Chavis Logging
While doing pulpwood work, Employee #1 was cutting trees when one tree became lodged in another. He attempted to cut the standing tree so both trees would fall. Employee #1 was killed when the lodged tree fell and struck him in the upper body.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, struck by, face, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120469812 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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