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Accident: 14257422 - Crushed Between Truck And Feller-Buncher

Accident: 14257422 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1500452608/14/19842411Hinton Logging Company
ON AUGUST 9, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 6 PM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS GREASING A FELLER-BUNCHER WHICH HE HAD BEEN USING DURING THE DAY AT THE LOGGING SITE. HE HAD PARKED THE FELLER-BUNCHER IN FRONT OF A LOGGING TRUCK WHICH HAD BEEN PARTIALLY LOADED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SQUATTING BETWEEN THE TWO MACHINES IN ORDER TO GREASE A LOWER PART OF HIS FELLER-BUNCHER WHEN THE LOGGING TRUCK ROLLED FORWARD. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CRUSHED BETWEEN THE FRONT BUMPER OF THE TRUCK AND THE TREE CUTTING APPARATUS ON THE FORWARD PORTION OF THE FELLER-BUNCHER. MASSIVE INTERNAL INJURIES AND BLEEDING WERE THE CAUSE OF HIS DEATH.
Keywords: maintenance, brake, crushed, feller-buncher, log truck, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15004526 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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