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Accident: 171020340 - Employee Killed By Falling Wood Chipper Wheel Assembly

Accident: 171020340 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 11/13/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12485138711/13/19950783Harry Fox Inc
On November 13, 1995, Employee #1, of Harry Fox, Inc., was using a chain fall to lift a wood chipper feed wheel assembly. The welded eye assembly attached to the feed wheel assembly broke off when the wheel was suspended. The feed wheel assembly fell onto Employee #1, fracturing his head and killing him.
Keywords: fracture, head, hoisting mechanism, broken weld, chipper, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124851387 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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