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Accident: 202510103 - Employee Is Pinned Between Driver'S Car Door And Chipper

Accident: 202510103 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681887109/27/20130783A-Plus Tree Service Incorporated

On September 27, 2013, Employee #1, with A-Plus Tree Service Incorporated, was operating a brush feeder, when his right and left legs were pinned in-between the door (driver side) of a truck and the frame of the in-feed table of a brush chipper. The truck, which was parked approximately 50 ft uphill, had rolled down the hill, jack knifed, and pinned Employee #1 between the truck's side door and the frame of the in-feed table. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital for treatment for fractured legs. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: brush chipper, fracture, pinned, roll-over, caught between, tree, truck, door, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316818871 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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