Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200073211 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree Limb, Later Dies
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|311230536||09/26/2007||2411||Potts Logging, Inc.|
On September 25, 2007, Employee #1 was using a chainsaw to fell trees that a coworker could not easily access. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Employee #1 felled a yellow poplar estimated to be between 75 ft tall and 80 ft tall. As Employee #1 was walking away from the tree, he was struck by a tree limb of another tree that the felled tree apparently knocked down. The tree limb struck the left side of Employee #1's body. Employee #1 died at approximately 5:07 p.m. on September 25, 2007, at the hospital.
|1||311230536||Fatality||Other||Timber cutting and logging occupations|