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Accident: 122093.015 - Employee Injures Vertebrae When Struck In Head And Neck By U

Accident: 122093.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 08/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1430960.01509/03/2019Gordon Peard Trucking Inc.

At 7:30 a.m. on August 9, 2019, Employee #1, a truck driver, was delivering a lo ad of logs to a lumber mill. He parked his truck at the stanchion stations. He e ngaged the stanchion arms out against the load and began removing the wrappers f rom the load. He removed the middle wrapper and bent down to throw the wrapper u nder the truck. When Employee #1 started to stand up, he was struck in the head and neck areas by a short log that had become unsecured from the load. He sustai ned injuries to his C2 and C3 vertebrae from being struck by the log and was hos pitalized.

Keywords: driver, fracture, head, log, log trailer, log truck, lumber, lumber stack, neck, struck by, truck, unsecured, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1430960.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy

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