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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111390191 - Montesano Wood Services Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 3

Nr: 111390191Report ID: 1055330Open Date: 02/18/1992

Montesano Wood Services Inc
63rd Rd Spur/Neff Ranch Ii Sale King Creek
Kapowsin, WA 98344
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 1067, Enumclaw, WA 98022

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/20/1992
Close Case:02/20/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170235808Event: 02/18/1992Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tree
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
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111390191 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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