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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112362538 - Roy L. Roach & Sons

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Sw Reg Hlth

Nr: 112362538Report ID: 0355123Open Date: 08/28/1991

Roy L. Roach & Sons
Sr 686, Paul Johnson Farm
Gretna, VA 24557
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/28/1991
Emphasis: L:LoggingClose Case:09/23/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 954115Event: 08/27/1991Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
A company was removing timber from the Paul Johnson farm near Gretna, VA. Employee #1, who was a partner in his father's logging company, was using a chain saw to cut down trees while his brother used a skidder to remove the trees. A tree that had been cut and left standing fell and struck Employee #1 on the head. He was killed.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112362538 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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