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Accident: 170198972 - Employee'S Hip Dislocated In Fall Off Log Pile

Accident: 170198972 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 09/14/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11193589609/17/19912421Sequoia Forest Industries
Employee #1 was installing a temporary water sprinkler system on a log pile. Sprinklers were installed on the edge of log piles so the piles would get the full effect of the water system. While walking along the edge, Employee #1 stepped on some loose bark, slipped, and fell 16 ft to ground. He severely dislocated his left hip.
Keywords: installing, slip, dislocated, unstable surface, fall, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111935896 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Forestry workers, except logging

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