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Safety Alert: Improper Use of Feller-Buncher leads to Fatality

The top accumulator arm on a the buncher activated and closed across the man’s chest who was being raised up to remove chains.   BACKGROUND: At the...

Safety Alert: Logging Equipment No Match for Locomotive

BACKGROUND: It was mid-morning on a clear, cold December day in the Lake States Region. Markets for forest products were strong, and loggers were busy...

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Background: On a September day in the Pacific Northwest, a 31-year-old chaser died after he was crushed between two logs while working on the landing...

Safety Alert: Worker Injured Near Log Pile

Safety Alert BACKGROUND A logger was working at a deck, trimming, bucking and topping logs on a warm spring day in the South. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS The 31-year-old deck...

Safety Alert: Collapsing Log Stack Kills Log Yard Worker

BACKGROUND: On a cold, early spring morning in the Southeast, a log yard worker was removing a plastic tarp covering a stack of veneer logs...

Safety Alert: Feller-Buncher Operator Killed

Background On a sunny spring afternoon in the Southern U.S., a water hole, just below a pond dam, had to be crossed to access the...

Safety Alert: Sawyer Struck, Killed While Working Near ‘Set Back’ Tree

Safety Alert BACKGROUND A timber cutter using a chain saw was felling hardwood saw timber and cutting off limbs on an autumn morning in the Southeast. PERSONAL...

Safety Alert: Pickup Truck Backs Over Manager

BACKGROUND: On a cold and windy spring morning in the Northeast, a log procurement manager and a log buyer were on the woodyard talking about...

Safety Alert: Dead Trees are Manual Felling Hazards

An ash tree broke off five to six feet from the ground and struck a logger''s chain saw and his lower right leg.   BACKGROUND: On a...

Logger Struck and Killed by Log Truck

BACKGROUND: On a late fall morning in the Northeast, a flatbed truck delivering logging equipment to a site had stopped at the beginning of...
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