Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170235808 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 170235808 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 02/18/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11139019102/18/19922411Montesano Wood Services Inc
Employee #1 was felling an approximately 32 in. diameter hemlock tree when it struck a 10 in. diameter maple tree adjacent to the "lay." The hemlock kicked back approximately 22 ft and struck him as he was utilizing his escape path. As a result, Employee #1 suffered severe injuries to his head and upper torso. He died.
Keywords: kick back, head, tree felling, torso, crushed, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111390191 Fatality 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