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Court Summary - at a glance
- Mark out a safe area and ensure that it is used; and
- Provide employees with an effective means of communication.
The victim was employed by the Defendant. On the day of the incident, the victim was operating a log skidder dragging extracted logs. During an extraction of a log, a boulder was dislodged and rolled down a hill where it collided with the skidder. The skidder rolled down the hill with the victim inside.
The victim suffered a large laceration to the top of his head, multiple facial fractures and severe nerve damage to his face.