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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 109862359 - Quad-County Lumber Company

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse

Nr: 109862359Report ID: 0215800Open Date: 09/19/1991

Quad-County Lumber Company
County Route 29
Hornell, NY 14843
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 17 South Main Street, Wayland, NY 14572

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/29/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170114367Event: 09/11/1991Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1, a professional logger, was felling trees. He was struck by a falling 20 in. diameter at breast height white oak. The white oak was decayed and in a weakened state after being hit by a 22 in. diameter at breast height red oak that he had cut earlier. He was walking about 30 ft from the white oak when it fell on him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109862359 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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