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Accident: 117362.015 - Employee Injures Head During Logging Operations

Accident: 117362.015 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 05/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410468.01505/02/20192411317724135 - Marshall Logging Llc

At 8:00 a.m. on May 1, 2019, an employee was setting the Skyline clamp of an Acm e motorized slack pulling carriage and signaling to the Yoader operator to send the turn of logs to the landing area of a cable logging unit. The turn of logs h ad been landed when the Yoader operator saw the employee standing in the area th e logs had been yarded from. The employee reported over the hand held radio that he had been struck in the head and started blowing seven long whistles to halt operations. The employee suffered head trauma requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, cable logging, head, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1410468.015 0 M Hospitalized injury Timber cutting and logging occupations FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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