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Accident: 200571693 - Logger Is Killed When Struck By Falling Equipment

Accident: 200571693 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 10/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31588590510/28/20112411Walter R. Lindenmuth Lumber Company, Llc
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on October 27, 2011, Employee #1, with Walter R. Lindenmuth Lumber Company, LLC, was part of a two-man logging crew changing knife blades on a wood chipper. After the chute/spout was raised, a third employee pulled the pins that secured the protective hood over the cutting knives. The chute then fell and pinned Employee #1 between it and the mounting plate. He was killed.
Keywords: knife, pin, unsecured, pinned, caught between, chipper, logger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315885905 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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