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Accident: 950394 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 950394 -- Report ID: 0355117 -- Event Date: 10/31/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12547014612/16/19962411Collie, Inc.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on October 31, 1996, Employee #1 was cutting a tree that had another felled tree lodged in it. When he completed his felling cut, the lodged tree came loose and fatally crushed him. According to a sheriff's lieutenant, the tree that had fallen on Employee #1 had been moved off of him by the time he arrived.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, crushed, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125470146 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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