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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202492195 Event: 08/03/2011Employee Is Injured When Run Over By Skidder
On August 3, 2011 Employee #1, a skidder operator with a logging contractor, stopped his skidder on a steep slope, set the parking brake, left the engine running, and exited the skidder. While he was in back of the skidder coiling chokers, the skidder rolled backward and ran over him, causing severe bruising to his right knee and right shoulder.
Keywords: knee, shoulder, brake, skidder, logging, run over, choker, slope, contusion, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125827683 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Timber cutting and logging occupations

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