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Inspection: 124771023 - State Of Oregon Department Of Forestry

Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 3-Salem

Nr: 124771023Report ID: 1054118Open Date: 09/07/1993

State Of Oregon Department Of Forestry
Old Wilson River Hwy
Gales Creek, OR 97117
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9512/Land, Mineral, Wildlife, and Forest Conservation
Mailing: 2600 State St, Salem, OR 97310

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/24/1994
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/24/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170089635Event: 09/06/1993One Employee Killed, Another Injured During Vehicle Accident
Employees #1 and #2 were patrolling land on the Stimson Lumber Company's property looking for access roads to be used during a forest fire. They were traveling down a road when the road surface gave way, causing the vehicle to roll sideways down a 70 to 80 percent slope. The vehicle landed on the road below and caught on fire. Employee #2 pulled Employee #1 from the truck. Employee #1 died from severe head trauma. Employee #2 sustained a broken jaw and severe burns to his hand, and lost the tip of one finger. Life Flight was called to the scene.
Keywords: burn, fracture, head, finger, roll-over, fire, steep grade, truck, unstable soil, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124771023 Hospitalized injury Other Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations
2 124771023 Fatality Other Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations

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