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Ice Causes Truck Operator To Fall

Ice Causes Truck Operator To Fall

Ice Causes Truck Operator To Fall       BACKGROUND: On a winter day in the Lake States Region an employee of a logging company was showing the truck operator how to secure a loader on a lowboy trailer. The conditions were wintery with snow and ice...
Fatality From Rotating Disc On Excavator

Fatality From Rotating Disc On Excavator

Fatality From Rotating Disc On Excavator       BACKGROUND: On a winter day in the Pacific Northwest an equipment operator trimming brush alongside a logging road died after he was apparently pulled into a rotating disc used to cut brush. He was using an...
Sawhead Projects Wood Splinter into Vehicle Tire

Sawhead Projects Wood Splinter into Vehicle Tire

Sawhead Projects Wood Splinter into Vehicle Tire       BACKGROUND: On a clear summer morning in the Appalachians, a logging crew was harvesting hardwood timber in rolling terrain. The logging crew had parked a service truck on the edge of the log deck...
Winch/Tiedown Bar Strikes Driver’s Face

Winch/Tiedown Bar Strikes Driver’s Face

Winch/Tiedown Bar Strikes Driver’s Face       BACKGROUND: On a dry summer morning in the Appalachians, a log trucker was binding down a load of pine pulpwood at the landing. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: The 57-year-old driver was a contract trucker with 30...