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Accident: 170614176 - Employee Killed When Struck By Snag

Accident: 170614176 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 12/29/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11976207812/30/19942411Crowman Corp.
Employee #1 was a choker setter for Crowman Corp., a helicopter logging company. His job was to hook chokers to logs and then to the hook on the helicopter for removal from the forest. Employee #1 was holding several choker nubbins and watching the helicopter lower the hook when the top came out of a snag approximately 25 ft behind him. The snag top struck him on the head. He died.
Keywords: head, lodged tree, choker setter, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119762078 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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