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Inspection: 18729624 - Atlantic Equipment Company

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 1

Nr: 18729624Report ID: 0355111Open Date: 01/05/1988

Atlantic Equipment Company
273 Lakeview Dr.
Woodstock, VA 22664
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P. O. Box 488, Woodstock, VA 22664

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/05/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/06/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360788202    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14442628Event: 01/04/1988Construction Worker Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
AS EMPLOYEE #1 WAS FELLING A DEAD TREE, THE TOP OF THE FALLING TREE STRUCK ANOTHER TREE AND BROKE INTO 2 OR 3 SECTIONS. THE TOP SECTION FELL BACK TOWARD EMPLOYEE #1 AND STRUCK HIM AS HE WAS RUNNING AWAY. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, construction, tree, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18729624 Fatality Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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