Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200354322 - Logger Dies After Tree Limb Falls On Him
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|308227909||02/08/2005||2411||113310||Gordon Timber Sales, Inc.|
Abstract: On January 12, 2005, Employee #1, of Gordon Timber Sales, Inc., was felling trees with a chainsaw along the edge of the 14th green at the Kerr Lake Country Club for his employer. He was not wearing any personal protective equipment. A sweetgum tree he felled went over into an adjacent maple tree. The impact dislodged a dead limb approximately 40 feet above the ground. The falling limb struck Employee #1 in the back of the head. EMS personnel responded to the accident scene and transported Employee #1 to the nearest hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||308227909||Fatality||Cut/Laceration||Timber cutting and logging occupations|