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Safety Alert: Dusty Haul Road Leads to Accident

Background On a late spring day in the Pacific Northwest, two pickup trucks loaded with ATVs were traveling down a major haul road at the...

Safety Alert: Mechanic Hurt While Changing Dual Tires On Feller-Buncher

Background On a clear, sunny morning in the Southeast region, a mechanic was attempting to remove the front dual tires of a feller-buncher at a...

Log Hooks on Stump, Injures Rigging Slinger

Background: On a spring day in the Pacific Northwest, a logging crew was working in a partial cut timber sale. The ground was fairly flat,...

SAFETY ALERT: Saw Head Strikes Rock; Sparks Ignite Forest Fire

Background During the summer in the Lake States Region, a logging operator was felling trees. The weather conditions at the time were dry, and the...

Safety Alert

Background On a winter day in the Pacific Northwest, a cable yarder operator was bringing in turns of logs to the landing. The rigging crew...

Safety Alert: Operator Dodges Stem Crashing Through Window

Background: A logging crew was working on a hurricane salvage tract in the Southeast. The harvest site presented hazards common with this type of operation:...

Safety Alert: Worker Killed by Rotating Disc Cutter on Excavator

Background On a winter day in the Pacific Northwest, an equipment operator trimming brush alongside a logging road was killed after he was apparently pulled...

Safety Alert: Feller-Buncher Door Slams Shut on Finger

Background On an overcast winter day in the south-central region, a feller-buncher operator noticed a hydraulic leak while operating the machine. Personal Characteristics The worker had been...

Safety Alert: Falling Chipper Knives Injure Logger

Background On a clear summer day in the Southeast, a logger was preparing to service an in-woods chipper. The machine was locked out and tagged...

Falling Tree Injures Two Loggers

Background On a partly cloudy fall morning in the south-central U.S., two workers were topping trees on a logging job and had just moved to...
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