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Accident: 121796.015 - Employee Is Killed In Chipper/Grinder

Accident: 121796.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 11/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1445596.01511/17/2019The Price Companies, Inc (Arkansas)
At 10:30 a.m. on November 16, 2019, Employee #1 was operating an excavator, loading wood debris into a chipper/grinder, while a coworker was monitoring the operations of the chipper/grinder. The plant stopped the conveyor process to allow both employees to remove the excess debris from the catwalks and other surfaces of the chipper/grinder. Employee #1 noticed a stick in a drop chute and climbed onto the conveyor belt to remove it. While at the chute, the conveyor belt was restarted by the plant. The employee rode the conveyor to the next chute and went into the chipper/grinder, where he was dismembered and killed.
Keywords: chipper, grinder, lockout, excavator, catwalk, conveyor, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1445596.015 24 M Fatality Other Machine feeders and offbearers

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