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Accident: 91082.015 - Employee Is Killed When Falling Tree Crushes Him

Accident: 91082.015 -- Report ID: 0936500 -- Event Date: 08/13/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1171025.01508/14/2016U. S. Department Of Agriculture, U. S. Forest Service
At 4:45 p.m. on August 13, 2016, an employee who was a Widland Firefighter, was cutting a tree down and the tree fell on top of him when it changed direction. The employee's head and chest was crushed when struck by the tree and died from those injuries.
Keywords: struck by, tree, tree felling, chain saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1171025.015 26 M Fatality Concussion Firefighting occupations

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