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Accident: 711226 - Employee Sustains Laceration When Yarder Tips Over

Accident: 711226 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 06/11/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11570860406/11/19922411The Oak Mine Inc
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on June 11, 1992, Employee #1 was operating a Washington 188 swing yarder and Employee #2 was performing chaser duties on the landing. While Employee #1 yarded the third turn of the morning, one of the guy lines failed, causing the yarder to tip over. Employee #1 was knocked around inside the cab and sustained lacerations to his head. Employee #2 was struck a glancing blow to his hard hat by the falling guy line and sustained a minor scratch and a bump on his head. Employee #1 was taken to Southern Oregon Medical Center, where he received stitches and was released. Employee #2 required no medical attention.
Keywords: head, yarding, broken cable, equipment failure, laceration, guy, falling object, logging, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115708604 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations
2 115708604 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Timber cutting and logging occupations

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