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Accident: 201620499 - Employee Killed When Struck By Log Rolling Down Hill

Accident: 201620499 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 08/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30391864308/22/20002411Huffman & Wright Logging Co
Employee #1 was approaching a log from the down hill side, preparing to set a choker. Employee #1's activity dislodged the log from its resting location, causing it to roll down the hill. Employee #1 was in the path of the log and could not escape. Employee #1 was struck and pinned by the moving log, causing fatal crushing injuries.
Keywords: log, pinned, choker setter, crushed, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303918643 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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