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Accident: 201621158 - Employee Injured When Struck By Log

Accident: 201621158 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 10/16/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30531539210/17/20022411Huffman & Wright Logging Company
On October 16, 2002, Employee #1, a choker setter, was struck by a log rolling down hill during a logging operation. While attempting to outrun the runaway log, his legs became pinned between it and another log. Employee #1 was hospitalized with fractures and lacerations to both legs.
Keywords: fracture, log, pinned, choker setter, laceration, logger, struck by, logging, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305315392 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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