Safety Alerts
The logger suffered a sprained ankle. His injury probably would have been much greater—perhaps a broken ankle—if he had not been a thin, light, athletic individual.
On a late summer day in the Appalachians, a logging crew member was delimbing and trimming a skidder drag of felled timber.
On a snowy February morning in northern New England, a cable skidder was being used to pull an empty tri-axle log truck up an icy hill to the log landing.
On a summer morning in the South, a timber cutter was manually felling hardwood timber. Ground conditions were dry, winds were relatively calm, and the terrain was fairly level.
On a warm summer morning in the steep hills of the Appalachians, a timber cutter was felling hardwood trees in a small, brushy clearcut.
A night watchman for a logging company in the Southeast was starting a fire in the shop stove one evening.
On a clear, calm, spring morning in the Appalachians, a tractor-trailer dump rig, commonly called a coal bucket, was in the process of dumping a load of ground-up wood fuel at a mill’s woodyard.
On a cold, dry, sunny, winter day in the U.S. South, a logging business was performing “moving day” tasks, including the preparation of a lowboy trailer for the loading of a harvesting machine.
On a dry, sunny, late winter day in the South, a sawhand was binding down a bulldozer on a lowboy trailer to prepare it for moving.
On a breezy and cold early winter weekend day in the Northeast, a conventional logger was felling hardwood trees.
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