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Accident: 14203756 - Logging Employee Struck By Skyline Wire

Accident: 14203756 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 05/30/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
306967106/03/19862411Mcleod Logging & Road Construction Inc
ON MAY 30, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 INADVERTENTLY PLACED HIMSELF IN THE WAY OF A DUTCHMAN (SUCKER BLOCK AND SIDE LINE). THE DUTCHMAN WAS ATTACHED TO A SKYLINE, AS PART OF THE PROCESS OF INCREASING THE YARDING AREA ON THE SKYLINE ROAD. AS THE SKYLINE STARTED TO RISE, THE SIDE LINE SWEPT FORWARD. THE ATTACHED DUTCHMAN BLOCK ALSO ROLLED FORWARD TO THE LOW POINT IN THE BELLY OF THE LINE. THE SIDE LINE STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 BELOW THE KNEES, FLIPPING HIM ONTO HIS BACK ON A GRAVEL ROAD. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO APPARENTLY LANDED ON A ROCK, FRACTURED 2 VERTEBRA AND DAMAGED HIS SPINAL CARD. THE ACCIDENT RESULTED IN PARALYSIS OF EMPLOYEE #1'S ARMS AND LEGS.
Keywords: paralysis, struck by, arm, logging, dragline, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3069671 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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