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Accident: 170248991 - Employee Injured By Log Falling Off Load

Accident: 170248991 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 08/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11139013408/20/19912411Castle Rock Stihl Inc

Employee #1 removed two log wrappers prior to removing a log load at the Portac log yard. An approximate 16 to 18 in. diameter by 20 ft long unsecured log rolled off the load and fell on Employee #1. He suffered multiple injuries to his upper body, back, ribs, legs, and feet. These injuries included fractured vertebrae, crushed feet, the amputation of his left little toe, broken ribs, and crushed legs.

Keywords: fracture, unsecured, log, work rules, crushed, rib, off loading, struck by, logging, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111390134 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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