Washington SHARP Alert – Timber Cutter Struck by Falling Fir Tree

chainsaw-loggerThe Washington Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program has released a new logging injury alert.  In September 2014, a 24-year-old cutter died after being struck by a large fir tree.  Recommendations include clear communication between cutters and ensuring new cutters are trained thoroughly in all protocols.

 

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