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Accident: 712299 - Employee Injured When Struck By Log

Accident: 712299 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 12/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12668311912/11/19952411Don Whitaker Logging & Hauling Inc
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on December 7, 1995, Employee #1 blew the whistle to move a turn of logs the rigging crew had set. As the logs began to move forward, they became caught on a stump. Employee #1 blew a stop and then blew for a go-ahead on the haulback. As the turn of logs began to move backward, one of the logs swung around and struck the employee. A stop was given to the yarder, and the crew administered first aid and called emergency services. Employee #1 was transported to Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, OR, where he was admitted with multiple fractures.
Keywords: clearance, fracture, unsecured, log, haulback line, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126683119 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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