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FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM

Through the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, NIOSH conducts investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.

NIOSH FACE Reports: Logging


Report No. Incident State Title

2009-02 TN Hispanic worker dies when a sixty-foot tree falls onto the hydraulic excavator he was operating to clear land - Tennessee.
2004-04 NC Hispanic logger struck and killed by a falling tree cut by a feller buncher machine - North Carolina.
1998-09 WV Tree feller killed when struck by chain saw - West Virginia.
1997-05 WV Hog farmer/logging company owner dies after being struck by a falling tree - West Virginia.
1996-14 PA Tree feller killed by a piece of wood from a falling tree - Pennsylvania, April 2, 1996.
1996-13 SC Logger dies after falling from tractor - South Carolina, March 14, 1996.
1996-10 SC Logger dies after falling from log skidder - South Carolina.
1995-08 NC Truck driver dies after being struck by log that fell from logging truck - North Carolina, February 7, 1995.
1995-07 NC Machine operator struck and killed by cutting head of feller buncher machine - North Carolina, January 11, 1995.
1995-05 SC Chokersetter killed by falling tree - South Carolina, December 6, 1994.
1995-04 SC Timber cutter killed by falling tree limb - South Carolina, December 15, 1994.
1995-03 WV Timber cutter killed by falling tree limb - West Virginia, January 13, 1995.
1994-05 WV Timber cutter/skidder operator killed by falling tree - West Virginia, January 28, 1994.
1993-16 SC Equipment operator struck and killed by skidder - South Carolina, April 8, 1993.
1993-13 WV Foreman/skidder operator killed by falling tree - West Virginia, March 22, 1993.
1993-10 WV Timber cutter dies after being struck by a falling snag - West Virginia, December 3, 1992.
1993-05 WV Tree feller killed by falling tree limb - West Virginia, November 17, 1992.
1993-04 AK Owner of logging company crushed by rootwad of windfall tree during bucking operation - Alaska, November 8, 1992.
1993-03 AK Truck driver killed when struck by log that rolled off truck during loading operation - Alaska, November 7, 1992.
1993-02 SC Tree feller dies after being struck by a chain saw - South Carolina, October 9, 1992.
1993-01 SC Tree feller crushed by dislodged tree - South Carolina, October 10, 1992.
1992-38 VA Tree feller crushed by falling tree - Virginia, August 25, 1992.
1992-21 PA Tree faller dies after being struck by a falling snag - Pennsylvania, July 7, 1992.
1992-15 AK Tree faller crushed by dislodged tree - Alaska.
1992-10 AK Tree faller/bucker crushed between two logs while bucking a fallen tree - Alaska.
1992-09 AK Tree faller killed when struck by decayed slab jarred loose by fallen tree - Alaska.
1983-05 WV Falling tree limb strikes logger.

27 Records

 
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