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15-S-3 SKIDDER OPERATOR FATALLY INJURED IN TOWING INCIDENT
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.
15-S-2 WALKING UNDERNEATH DANGER TREE PROVES FATAL
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.
15-S-1 VINES PULLS DEAD TREE ONTO TIMBER CUTTER
On a warm summer morning in the steep hills of the Appalachians, a timber cutter was felling hardwood trees in a small, brushy clearcut.
14-S-14 SHOP STOVE FIRE FLASHES AND BURNS NIGHT WATCHMAN
A night watchman for a logging company in the Southeast was starting a fire in the shop stove one evening.
14-S-13 SELF-DUMPING TRACTOR-TRAILER OVERTURNS ON WOODYARD
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.
14-S-12 LOWBOY’S HYDRAULIC RAMP FLOPS DOWN ON CREW MEMBER
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.
14-S-11 SAWHAND INJURED WHILE BINDING DOWN DOZER
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.
14-S-10 LOGGER KILLED WORKING UNDER SETBACK TREE
On a breezy and cold early winter weekend day in the Northeast, a conventional logger was felling hardwood trees.
14-S-9 SAFETY GLASSES PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY ON THE WOODYARD
On a late winter afternoon in the Southeast, a log truck driver was unbinding his load of treelength pine pulpwood at a mill’s unbinding station.
14-S-8 BROKEN, HUNG TREE FALLS ON TIMBER CUTTER
On a dry, cool, early spring morning in the Appalachians, a timber cutter was felling marked trees in a hardwood stand. The terrain was hilly but not difficult for manual felling operations. The trees had not yet leafed out.
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