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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14567879 - Pinned Under Wheel Of Skidder

Accident: 14567879 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 04/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1512706104/27/19842411Morgan Brothers Logging

EMPLOYEE #1, A SKIDDER OPERATOR, WAS PULLING A NINETY FOOT LONG LOAD DOWN A DIRT ROAD WITH A FRANKLIN SKIDDER. THE SKIDDER WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THE OPERATOR WAS FOUND DEAD UNDER THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL. SINCE THERE WERE NO EYEWITNESSES IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER THE OPERATOR JUMPED OR WAS THROWN FROM THE SKIDDER. THE SKIDDER DID NOT HAVE A SEAT BELT.

Keywords: crushed, seat belt, skidder, logging

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15127061 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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