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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 792978 - Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 792978 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 10/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12476542110/20/19942411Sheets Logging Co Inc
On October 18, 1994, Employee #1 was setting chokers as part of a skid crew. A Douglas fir approximately 70 ft tall was felled by a log cutter working too close to the skid crew, and it struck Employee #1 on the head. He was hospitalized with a fractured neck.
Keywords: clearance, fracture, head, tree felling, work rules, tree, neck, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124765421 Hospitalized injury Fracture Timber cutting and logging occupations

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