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Accident: 792846 - Employee Fractures Hip When Struck By Rolling Log

Accident: 792846 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/18/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12480063207/18/19942411Jantzer & Sons Logging Inc
On July 13, 1994, a turn of four logs was being winched uphill when one log became lodged against a standing tree. The bull line was given slack so a kicker could be placed on the lodged log. Employee #1, the choker setter, sustained a fractured right hip when a log slid and rolled approximately 2 ft., striking his leg.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, log, choker setter, struck by, logging, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124800632 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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