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Accident: 954305 - Employee Dies When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 954305 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 01/16/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12664177804/27/19952411Mcmickle Logging Company
At 1:30 p.m. on January 16, 1995, Employee #1 and his employer were felling and removing hardwood trees. The employer had cut an approximately 16 to 18 in. diameter by 50 ft tall tree. A gust of wind caused the tree to fall toward Employee #1, striking him. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: high wind, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126641778 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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