Accident Report Detail
Accident: 115143.015 - Logger Incurs Multiple Injuries While Bucking Tree
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1391342.015||04/04/2019||Forest Service, Cottage Grove Rd|
At 12:15 p.m. on April 1, 2019, Employee # 1, a sawyer, was clearing a road by b ucking through a jam of ten to fifteen 135 foot downed Douglas Fir trees. As Emp loyee # 1 was trying to cut through the log, the tension released. The resulting force of the log impacted Employee # 1 and drove him to the ground. The remaini ng section of log landed on the employee. He was hospitalized for two or more da ys. He suffered shattered teeth, a collapsed lung, multiple fractured ribs, a br oken clavicle, and a fractured vertebrae.
|1||1391342.015||39||M||Hospitalized injury||Forestry and conservation scientists|