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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170040299 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Log Chunk

Accident: 170040299 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 07/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11534606607/19/19962411Weyerhaeuser Company
Employee #1, a choker setter, and Employee #2, a rigging slinger, were pulling a tagged-out turn of logs when they were struck by a 3 in. by 6 in. by 25 ft long maple chunk thrown by the moving lines or rigging. Employee #1 was killed, and Employee #2 sustained a shoulder injury.
Keywords: head, shoulder, log, work rules, choker setter, struck by, flying object, logging, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115346066 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 115346066 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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