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Accident: 138356.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Sliding Wood Beam

Accident: 138356.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 08/16/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1549027.01508/20/2021Levi Byler
At 2:00 p.m. on August 16, 2021, an employee was picking up small pieces of wood under the slide and placing them on the shaker to go into the chipper. As the e mployee was putting the wood pieces on the shaker, his coworker, operating the s awmill, pushed the alarm to alert him that a processed beam was coming down the slide. The employee stood up to look and as he did the beam came down the slide and struck him in the back of the head fatally wounding him.
Keywords: beam, blunt force trauma, head, sawmill, slide, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1549027.015 19 M Fatality Sawing machine operators

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