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Accident: 14203657 - Crushed Between Log Loader And Log Truck

Accident: 14203657 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/06/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
309391111/08/19852411Bert R Waibel Dba Waibel Logging Co
ON WEDESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1985, A TEMPORARY CHASER WAS STRUCK BY THE ROTATING SUPERSTRUCTURE OF A CATERPILLER 225 HYDRAULIC LOG LOADER. HE HAD STEPPED BETWEEN THE LOADER AND A LOG TRUCK TO CHECK THE NUMBER OF LOGS WHICH REMAINED TO BE BRANDED AND PAINTED. THE LOADER SUPERSTRUCTURE CRUSHED HIM AGAINST THE LOG TRUCK REACH. HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE FRACTURES OF THE PELVIS, A RUPTURED LIVER ARTERY AND DAMAGE TO HIS SMALL INTESTINE.
Keywords: fracture, log loader, liver, rupture, crushed, log truck, pelvis, artery, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3093911 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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