Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170206221 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 170206221 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/23/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11183755505/01/19912411John Hill Timber Falling
Employee #1 was helping his brother, a timber contractor who was felling a Douglas fir. Employee #1 was standing behind another fir tree, 33 feet away from the tree being felled. When the felled tree went over, it brushed a Madrone tree and knocked it toward Employee #1 just as he stepped out from behind his tree. The Madrone tree struck him, and he suffered a broken shoulder, a broken hip, and two broken legs.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, tree felling, tree, struck by, logging, hip, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111837555 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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.

Close