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Accident: 170133268 - Two Employees Injured When Struck By Upended Log

Accident: 170133268 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 08/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12469094209/03/19962411Nygaard Logging Co Inc
Employees #1 and #2 were working their way up a hill, picking up stray logs that had fallen off the turns that day. They set a choker on a 30 ft log and went slowly ahead on the rigging to pick up another log that was 20 ft uphill. The log they had choked upended and struck both of them. Employee #1 suffered a broken pelvis. s and Employee #2's wrist was broken.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, log, work rules, choker setter, pelvis, struck by, logging, choker, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124690942 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations
2 124690942 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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