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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200350387 Event: 08/19/1997Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Tree
Employee #1 was manually felling a 75 ft tall oak tree. The tree rotated toward him, kicked back, and fell on top of him. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: kick back, tree felling, crushed, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301789590 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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