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Accident: 200356236 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Wood Chipper Lid

Accident: 200356236 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 06/14/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31092909606/14/20072426Squires Hardwoods, Inc
Employee # 1 was performing work with a wood chipper. The upper section of a steel wood chipper enclosure was torn off after contacting the rotating chipper blade/fan. The hinged section was projected forward and struck Employee #1, who was standing approximately three feet away from the chipper. The conveyor feeding the chipper had been turned off to permit adjustment of the chip chute and repositioning of a chip trailer at the time of the accident. The nature of the injuries was not specified in the original narrative.
Keywords: chipper, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310929096 Fatality Concussion Sawing machine operators

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