Accident Report Detail
Accident: 82012.015 - Worker Is Crushed And Killed During Log Cutting
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1115599.015||01/04/2016||J&M Wood Products|
At 1:30 p.m. on January 4, 2016, Employee #1 and three coworkers were working in a saw mill, preparing a log for cutting. The log measured 44 inches in diameter and was 10.3 feet long. After one coworker used a front end loader to move the log with a chain onto the log deck, another coworker climbed up onto the log dec k to remove the chain from the forks of the front end loader and signaled for t he actuation of the hydraulic arm to push the log into the carriage. While the c oworkers cleared the area, Employee #1 became caught between the hydraulic frame and the log, sustaining injuries to his chest and head. Employee #1 was transpo rted to a nearby hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
|1||1115599.015||38||M||Fatality||Laborers, except construction|