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Inspection: 125828012 - Juan Ruiz Logging Tree Service

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento


Inspection Nr: 125828012
Report ID: 0950621
Date Opened: 01/27/2012

Site Address:
Juan Ruiz Logging Tree Service
Cr2920 Rd 25 Mi E Of
Trinidad, CA 95570

Mailing Address:
1885 C St, Mckinleyville, CA 95519

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 113310/Logging

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/27/2012

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Case Closed: 02/21/2012

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361682032

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 202492476
Event: 01/26/2012
Employee Falls Between Logs And Is Fatally Crushed

On January 26, 2012, Employee#1, logging contractor with Juan Ruiz Logging Tree Service, had contracted to fell timber. Having completed felling a tree, Employee#1 was walking down the tree to buck the tree into log lengths when the log rolled. This caused Employee #1 to fall between two logs. He was fatally injured when the logs rolled together crushing Employee#1.

Keywords:tree felling, torso, crushed, tree, logger, fall, bucking, logging, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125828012 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations
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