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Truck Driver Hurt by Improperly Secured Load

Background On a winter afternoon in the Southeast, a truck driver arrived at a reload yard to transfer a load of crossties onto rail cars...

Safety Alert: Trucks in Accident at Wood Chip Dump

Background During the busy winter harvest season in the Lake States region, two trucks hauling wood chips to a mill had an accident while unloading....

Sun Glare Causes Near Miss

Background It was a sunny day in January in the Appalachians. The temperature was in the 40 with moderately dry ground conditions. A forester was...

Safety Alert: Driver Escapes Serious Injury After Brakes Fail

Background It was a cloudy, late fall day in the Appalachians. A truck driver was delivering pulpwood to a mill. The driver was going downhill,...

Log Truck Collides with Train When Driver Distracted

Background On a spring morning in the Southeastern U.S., a log truck driver was starting to transport his second load of the day. The weather...

Logs Spill Due to Speed in Curve, Unsecured Load

Background On a February afternoon in the Lake States region, a log truck driver was hauling 100-inch pulpwood to a local mill. The truck was...

Felled Tree Strikes Truck Transporting Other Workers

Background On a summer morning in the Southeastern U.S., a crew cab pickup truck transporting three logging company employees was traveling to the deck to...

Safety Alert: Blown Hydraulic Hose Leaks Fluid and Sparks Buncher Fire

Background On a logging job in the Lake States region during February, a track feller buncher experienced a blown hydraulic hose. The logger running the buncher called a skidder...

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...
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