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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170742704 - Employee'S Skull Fractured When Struck In Head By Log

Accident: 170742704 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 07/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12475307007/12/19942411Luoto Logging Inc
On August 8, 1994, a rigging crew for Luoto Logging had set the chokers on a turn of small tree length logs. The crew went up the hill to the side of the turn and a little behind it. An approximately 40 ft long, 8 in. diameter hemlock log upended, striking Employee #1, a choker setter, on his hard hat as he tried to run. His head was pushed into a stump and his skull was fractured. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, log, choker setter, skull, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124753070 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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