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Accident: 170253934 - Employee'S Hand And Forearm Amputated By Falling Carriage

Accident: 170253934 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 06/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11149416706/25/19902411Dennis Hadaller Logging Co
The yarder operator sent the carriage and chokers back to the crew. A stop whistle was blown. The crew returned to untangle the chokers. Just as the chokers were cleared, the crew started walking toward logs that were waiting to be choked. At the same time, the carriage and rigging fell. The logging equipment struck Employee #1, a choker setter, amputating his hand and forearm.
Keywords: rigging, amputated, forearm, choker setter, struck by, falling object, logging, choker, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111494167 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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