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Accident: 202490223 - Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries When Struck By Log

Accident: 202490223 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/20/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582617205/12/20102411Trinity Timber Inc
Employee #1, a timber faller, was bucking a tree into log lengths when one of the logs rolled up hill and struck him. Employee #1 was bucking the log into two pieces. The butt cut rolled down and away from Employee #1. The second cut started to roll downhill then pivoted and struck Employee #1 on the left side. The log struck a stump or uneven ground and swung in an arc. Employee #1 received fractures to his collarbone and femur.
Keywords: fracture, log, collarbone, thigh, tree, logger, struck by, bucking
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125826172 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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