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Accident: 125687.015 - Employee Is Struck By Rope After Becoming Caught In Chipper

Accident: 125687.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 04/27/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1473345.01504/27/2020High Impact Tree Service, Llc
At 8:15 a.m. on April 27, 2020, the employer was cutting down trees at a resid ential property, and the employee was feeding the tree into a wood chipper. The employee fed a rope into the chipper. The rope broke and struck the employee in the face. The employee was killed after suffering severe impact trauma to the l ower face/jaw .
Keywords: brush chipper, face, jaw, rope, struck by, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1473345.015 25 M Fatality

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