FACE Reports

Reports from the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program


FACEValue: Logger killed under rigging after carriage drops

A 45-year-old logger working as a choke setter in a skyline yarding operation was killed after being crushed by the skyline carriage. The logging operation was a standing skyline yarder system, where the skyline was spooled off the yarder and attached to a tailhold anchor at the back end of the unit.
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