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Accident: 170132930 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Logs

Accident: 170132930 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 11/21/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12475277511/21/19942411G Cochran Logging Co Inc
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on November 21, 1994, Employee #1, of G. Cochran Logging, was felling timber in a sloped area of the timber sale. He had just felled a tree and bucked it up. As he was walking back to fell another tree, the log he was on moved, causing him to fall and the log that was lying on top of that one to roll. Employee #1 was found dead approximately 15 minutes later with his upper body caught between the two logs.
Keywords: tree felling, log, caught between, logging, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124752775 Fatality Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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