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Accident: 14224588 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Poplar Log

Accident: 14224588 -- Report ID: 0355119 -- Event Date: 03/27/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
332569303/28/19862411Louis R. Lampkins
At approximately 6:45 a.m. on March 27, 1986, Employee #1 was killed when struck by a falling log. Employee #1 was preparing to loosen the chain binder on a load of logs he had to sell to Wright's Sawmill. Employee #1 loosened the binder on the driver's side of the truck and then went to the passenger's side. Either he pulled on a chain and dislodged a 14-ft log which fell on him, or the log was in the process of falling when Employee #1 went to the passenger's side of the truck. Employee #1 was discovered by an employee of Wright's Mill who called the rescue squad. Employee #1 was deceased when the rescue squad arrived.
Keywords: chain, log loader, log, log trailer, log truck, logger, load binder, struck by, concussion, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3325693 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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