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Accident: 125404.015 - Sawmill Employee Is Struck And Killed By Kicked Back Wood

Accident: 125404.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 04/07/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1472516.01504/16/2020J & J Lumber Company, Inc.
At 7:30 a.m. on April 7, 2020, an employee was working at a sawmill. He was inse rting a wooden board into an edger. The board was 89 millimeters thick by 184 mi llimeters wide by 3 meters long (4 inches thick by 8 inches wide by 10 feet long ). A piece of the board was kicked back from the edger. It struck the employee. He suffered an internal injury or tear in the rib cage on his right side. He was killed.
Keywords: edger, elec circ part--misc, elec equipment--misc, electric cable, electric cord, housekeeping, kick back, machine operator, rib, sawmill, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472516.015 56 M Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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