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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302690193 - David Alcock

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse

Nr: 302690193Report ID: 0215800Open Date: 03/08/2000

David Alcock
1210 Gifford Rd.
Phelps, NY 14532
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2411/Logging
Mailing: 604 W. Swamp Rd., Potter, NY 14544

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Emphasis: L:Logging, S:LoggingClose Case:03/15/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100880616    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200880383Event: 03/07/2000Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree
Employee #1 was felling an approximately 63 ft tall oak tree that was 20 in. diameter at a height of 44 in. from the ground. He had notched the tree to have it fall toward the east, but it fell toward the west instead. After hitting another tree, it rolled away, striking and then landing on Employee #1. He was killed. There was no hinge wood left on the tree, and the notch had been mostly bypassed.
Keywords: tree felling, work rules, struck by, logging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302690193 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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