austin harrison

what do they do

loggers go and buy timber off of peoples land and the cut all the wood off of it and take it and sell it to saw mills
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why is logging so dangerous

its dangerous cause when your out in the wood cutting trees you can't here people and they could drop a tree on you or a tree could be dead and limbs fall out and hit you
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most common accidents on the job

  • Skidder and tractor accidents
  • Falling from trees
  • Saw and axe injuries

what safety precautions are taken

they where hard hats and reflective vest so they can be seen and the always try to stay where people can see them
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number of accidents per year

There were 64 killed in 2012, according to an annual report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was 128 fatalities for every 100,000 workers employed, up 25% from 102 deaths in 2011. It was the first year since 2004 that the death rate for loggers led that of all other American workers.