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Accident: 112186.015 - Employee Fractures Arm And Lacerates Face When Struck By Lo

Accident: 112186.015 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 12/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368631.01512/27/20182411317722909 - Riverside Logging Inc
At 12:30 p.m. on December 21, 2018, Coworker # 1, the yarder engineer, was opera ting a skyline vehicle, pulling logs; and was signaled to go ahead on a turn. He told Coworker # 2, the hooktender, that the logs were tree length and were chok ed with a little longer ends for better lift. A crew of three employees, includi ng Employee # 1, was working in an area with almost flat ground which had limite d lift. The crew, including Employee # 1, cleared back further as the skyline wa s picking up the turn. The long end log caught a stump, swung around and struck Employee # 1. He was injured, and sustained fractured ribs, a fractured collarb one , a face laceration and a broken arm when he was struck by the log. He was h ospitalized.
Keywords: arm, collarbone, face, falling object, fracture, laceration, log, rib, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1368631.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Timber cutting and logging occupations FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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