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Accident: 202614251 - Employee Is Injured In Yarder Overturn

Accident: 202614251 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 02/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31595248102/08/20122411Warrenton Fiber Co
On February 7, 2012, a crew was sending a turn of logs to the landing, and the "dog" on the guyline broke. That caused the guyline to free spool and the yarder to tip sideways. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to an unspecified body part during the incident, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, yarding, log, broken cable, guy, logging, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315952481 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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