The sawyer at a lumber mill.
Synonyms: Steel necktie
The greenhorn in this video (at just over a minute in) is setting chokers:
As with all of logging, the job of choker setter is dirty and dangerous work. Putting the ferrule knob end under the log to attach to an eyed socket requires scrambling around unstable logs, digging out dirt and branches, and putting yourself in hazardous situations.
CDC NIOSH Fatality Assessment – Logger Killed by Swinging Tree in Yarding Operation
Mondofacto dictionary – log choker
Esco choker setting
Washington State Cooperative Extension – Forestry Hand & Power Tools
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