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Accident: 14301683 - Employee Killed When Struck And Pinned By Log

Accident: 14301683 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 09/24/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10470558710/09/19872411Leonard Jensen Logging Company
Employee #1, a choker setter, was standing uphill from a skidder when one of the logs being skidded jammed into a tree, lifting and swinging the other end around. The log struck Employee #1 in the back, knocking him to the ground and coming to rest on his head, neck, and back. He was killed.
Keywords: clearance, log, work rules, jammed, choker setter, crushed, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104705587 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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