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Accident: 171045453 - Employee Injured When Struck By Flying Tree Section

Accident: 171045453 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 08/01/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12670816308/01/19962411Larry J Hofenbredl
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 1, 1996, Employee #1, a choker setter, was pre-setting the next turn of logs when a piece came out of the turn that was at the carriage. Employee #1 was struck in the head by the piece of broken tree top and sustained serious injuries.
Keywords: head, unsecured, choker setter, tree section, struck by, flying object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126708163 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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