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Accident: 201614799 - Employee Sustains Fractures When Logging Yarder Tips Over

Accident: 201614799 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 05/31/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31461676405/31/20112411Fallon Logging Co Inc
On May 31, 2011, an employee was operating a Thunderbird TSY 255 logging yarder. The guyline system on the machine failed, causing the yarder to tip over. The employee was pinned inside. He sustained multiple fractures, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, yarding, pin, equipment operator, struck against, equipment failure, guy, logging, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314616764 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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