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Accident: 170628077 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured When Struck By Log

Accident: 170628077 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 06/08/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11976026206/21/19952411Medici Logging Inc
Employee #1, a choker setter for Medici Logging, had just set chokers for a skidder and was following the turn of logs as the skidder operator left the area. The operator stopped and backed up to avoid a stump. The skidder tire bumped a 32 ft long log, which rolled sideways onto Employee #1's right leg, fracturing the ankle.
Keywords: fracture, log, choker setter, struck by, logging, ankle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119760262 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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