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Accident: 202516175 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Log And Loader

Accident: 202516175 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 10/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31054864910/11/20072411J & R Logging, Inc.
On October 11, 2007, an employee for a logging company walked between a CAT 322B loader and a pile of logs. At an unknown time, the CAT swung around and the employee was caught between the CAT's counter balance and a cut log, 33-in in diameter. The employee was found lying on the ground and with crushing injuries to the upper chest. The employee died.
Keywords: counterbalance, caught between, loader, struck by, logging, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310548649 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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