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Accident: 111901.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Struck By Falling L

Accident: 111901.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 12/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366733.01512/17/2018Falk Forestry Inc.
At 10:27 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1 was standing approximately 150 feet from the logs that were being lifted by a cable. His coworker was using a hook tender and raised a log with the drop line. During this process, a limb, measuring 21 foot in length and 4 inches in diameter, broke off of another tree and struck Employee #1 in the shoulder. The employee sustained a dislocated shoulder and fractured ribs. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: rib, fracture, log, powered industrial vehicle, falling object, struck by, shoulder, dislocated, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1366733.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras

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