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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1406566.015 - 317722936 - Don Hamann Inc
Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford
Report ID: 1054116
Open Date: 12/28/2018
317722936 - Don Hamann Inc
Bieber Salt Sale T36s-R2e-S13 Eagle Point, OR 97524
Logger Suffers Fractures And Lacerations When Struck By Tree
At 8:50 a.m. on December 27, 2018, an employee was working as a laborer for a lo gging firm. Specifically, he was working as a choker setter. He had walked uphil l and was standing off to the side of a skid trail while a turn of logs was yard ed toward a landing. The logs in the turn struck a small tree pole that was lyin g sideways in the trail. It pivoted and struck a standing dead tree, knocking th at tree over. The tree struck the employee's head as it fell. The employee suffe red fractured vertebrae in his neck and lacerations to his head. The employee wa s hospitalized.
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