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Accident: 201681343 - Employee Injured When Shovel Logger Tipped Over

Accident: 201681343 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 06/19/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30575890606/20/20032411Whitestone Logging Incorporated
Employee #1 was operating a 3800 C Madill Shovel logger, moving the machine from one work area to another, up a slight incline. Employee #1 raised the boom and started to swing it up the hill, when the counter balance shifted and tipped the machine over on its side. Employee #1 was not wearing a seatbelt and received various bruises and contusions to the head, back and elbow. Employee #1 temporarily lost consciousness and was hospitalized, and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: head, boom, counterbalance, back, seat belt, logger, elbow, logging, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305758906 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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