Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident Summary Nr: 200352698 - Falling Tree Strikes And Kills Worker

Accident Summary Nr: 200352698 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 10/07/2002
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
30572318110/07/200216110Clear-Con, Llc

Abstract: At approximately 11:30 a.m., Employee #1 and a coworker were sectioning felled trees and clearing brush using chain saws. Both workers were in close proximity to each other. The coworker felled a tree that was located near a creek. While felling the tree, Employee #1 walked across the path where the tree was falling and was struck on the head and shoulder. Employee #1 was killed in the event.

Keywords: head, shoulder, tree felling, chain saw, tree, logger, struck by, falling object, logging
Accident Details
End Use Project Type Project Cost Stories Non-building Height Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation Construction
1 305723181 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations Distance of Fall: feet
Worker Height Above Ground/Floor: feet
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
Fatality Cause: Struck by falling object/projectile

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.