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Accident: 170708150 - Employee Dislocated Shoulder In Wood Chipper Kickback

Accident: 170708150 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 03/15/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990581803/18/19940783Davey Tree
At 9:30 a.m. on March 15, 1994, Employee #1 was using a wood chipper machine. While putting a branch into the machine, he was injured when it kicked back, causing a dislocation of his left shoulder. Employee #1 was treated in the Simi Valley Hospital emergency department.
Keywords: brush chipper, kick back, shoulder, dislocated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119905818 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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