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Accident: 201204443 - Employee Caught Within Choker And Logs And Fractures Rib

Accident: 201204443 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 06/25/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31377930806/30/20102411Allen & Gibbons Logging Inc
On June 25, 2010, Employee #1 was unhooking the cable chokers at a landing site, when a coworker slacked the skidding line. Employee #1 had not been given the hand signal that he was in the clear. When the coworker realized that the line had slacked, Employee #1 was caught within the chokers and logs. He sustained broken ribs and a punctured lung and was transported to a medical center where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, lung, log, caught by, rib, choker cable, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313779308 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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