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Accident: 170195309 - Employee'S Head Injured When Struck By Swinging Tree

Accident: 170195309 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 09/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11190293809/20/19902411R & R Timber Co Inc
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on September 19, 1990, Employee #1, a choker setter on a cable logging operation, was not standing clear from the turn of a tree that was being yarded from a side hill to the landing. He sustained severe injuries when he was struck on the side of the head by the swinging tree.
Keywords: clearance, head, yarding, work rules, choker setter, tree, struck by, logging, cable logging, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111902938 Hospitalized injury Concussion Timber cutting and logging occupations

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