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Accident: 201100294 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured By Falling Log

Accident: 201100294 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/19/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566571106/06/19972411John Wheeler Logging Co Inc
Employee #1 was a landing man for a small logging contractor that felled and removed logs from the forest for processing at sawmills. He was preparing to place two chokers on two logs that the loader operator had hoisted above ground level when one of the logs rolled out of the loader clamps and landed on his left foot. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured left ankle.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, log, choker setter, struck by, falling object, logging, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125665711 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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