Fatal Alert
13-88

RIGGING SLINGER
AGE: 25 – EXPERIENCE: 4 YRS. – AREA: COASTAL
POSTER # Logging 13-88
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While logging downhill on a 75 percent slope, the Hooktender and Chokerman pulled the back chokers up to set a turn. One of the logs choked was the small end of a 43 foot log lying uphill. They then moved in the clear but did not tell the Rigging Slinger what they had choked. The Rigging Slinger set his choker and moved to the side. However, he was not in the clear when he blew go-ahead. The small log up-ended, swung over and struck the Rigging Slinger, inflicting fatal injuries.
This poster is part of an archival collection of WCB health and safety posters, dating from 1969 until the present time. At the time this poster was originally produced, it reflected the current WCB requirements. In all cases, today's WCB regulation and requirements must be applied to the situation shown in each poster.