Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201360989 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|302394416||11/09/1999||2411||0||Larry Wheeless Logging Company|
Abstract: Employee #1 was working at a logging operation and had topping a downed hardwood tree. Employee #1 told the skidder operator that his saw needed to be sharpened. The skidder operator took the chain saw to the employee that was assigned to sharpen saws who was located near the road. While the skidder operator was gone, Employee #1 was walking around the area. An approximately 75-ft tall hardwood tree uprooted and struck Employee #1 across his upper back and neck. Employee #1 was pronounced dead on the scene.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||302394416||Fatality||Fracture||Timber cutting and logging occupations|