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Inspection: 124752775 - G Cochran Logging Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 3-Salem

Nr: 124752775Report ID: 1054118Open Date: 11/21/1994

G Cochran Logging Co Inc
Jackson Cr #100 Timber Sale Ames Cr
Sweet Home, OR 97386
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: Po Box 543, Sweet Home, OR 97386

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/24/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/24/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170132930Event: 11/21/1994Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Logs
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on November 21, 1994, Employee #1, of G. Cochran Logging, was felling timber in a sloped area of the timber sale. He had just felled a tree and bucked it up. As he was walking back to fell another tree, the log he was on moved, causing him to fall and the log that was lying on top of that one to roll. Employee #1 was found dead approximately 15 minutes later with his upper body caught between the two logs.
Keywords: tree felling, log, caught between, logging, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124752775 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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