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Accident: 201611589 - One Employee Killed And One Injured When Thrown Downhill

Accident: 201611589 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 12/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268435212/02/19992411Harveys Selective Logging Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268439412/02/19992411Weyerhaeuser Company
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on December 3, 1999, the logging rigging hauled Employees #1 and #2 up the hill towards the landing. It appears that when a brake was released on the Macke logging carriage, they were thrown approximately 100 ft down the hill. Employee #1 sustained internal injuries, as well as a laceration to the back of his head. He was hospitalized. Employee #2 was killed at the scene of the accident.
Keywords: head, rigging, brake, laceration, haulback line, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302684352 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers
2 302684352 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers
3 302684394 Occupation Not Listed

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