Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170840417 - Employee Killed When Struck By Log

Accident: 170840417 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/14/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12562335509/21/20012411North Coast Harvesting Llc
Employee #1 was working on a hillside in a forest area attaching cut logs to the haul line of a cable. Employee #1 set the choker on a log and signaled the "yarder" operator to pull the log up. Employee #1 signaled the operator too soon before being completely in the clear and was struck by the log. Employee #1 suffered a fractured right foot that required surgery. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, log, choker setter, choker cable, struck by, logging, choker, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125623355 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.