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Accident: 170888010 - Employee'S Foot Injured When Struck By Falling Log

Accident: 170888010 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/08/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12550436507/16/19962411L D Giacomini Enterprises Inc

Employee #1, a choker setter at a logging site, was using a Skyline log yarding cable. He was standing downhill from the yarding equipment when he was struck by a log that slipped out of the haul sling. Employee #1's foot was broken and partially amputated.

Keywords: fracture, amputated, unsecured, log, work rules, choker setter, sling, falling object, logging, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125504365 Hospitalized injury Amputation Timber cutting and logging occupations

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