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Accident: 170243190 - Employee Injured When Struck By Log

Accident: 170243190 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 05/12/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11141323305/13/19922421S D S Lumber Co
Employee #1 and two coworkers were setting chokers at a logging site. All three workers were too close to the lines when the go-ahead was given to the yarder engineer. One coworker was approximately 25 ft from the lines and Employee #1 and another coworker were 39 ft from the lines. All the employees ducked when a log swung around, but Employee #1 was struck. He suffered multiple bruises and contusions.
Keywords: clearance, yarding, log, work rules, choker setter, struck by, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111413233 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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