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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105651848 - Trees Unlimited

Inspection Information - Office: Vermont

Nr: 105651848Report ID: 0155010Open Date: 02/24/1988

Trees Unlimited
Town Highway #24
Peru, VT 05152
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Hidden Valley Road, Pownal, VT 05261

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/29/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/29/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14467591Event: 02/23/1988Logger Killed When Struck By Falling Limb
Employee #1 was a subcontractor for a logging operation. A leaning tree was cut, and as it fell it struck another tree, breaking off a limb. The approximately 20 ft long by 10 in. thick limb struck Employee #1 on or about the head, killing him. His body was found some time later by another logger.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, work rules, struck by, falling object, logging, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105651848 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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