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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101407062 - Mike Fraser/Dick Norton

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 101407062Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 09/23/1987

Mike Fraser/Dick Norton
Ridge Road
Jefferson, ME 04348
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: P. O. Box 53, Windsor, ME 04363

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/23/1987
Close Case:09/24/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14478275Event: 09/22/1987Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1 was on the side of a hill, felling a pine tree. He did not cut completely through, and the tree twisted as it fell in the direction opposite to that which he had intended. The feller was struck by the tree and killed. There were no witnesses to the accident. The skidder operator had been in the yard and found Employee #1 when he returned.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, logging, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101407062 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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