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Accident: 200626737 - Employee Is Struck In The Head By Hood Guard, Later Dies

Accident: 200626737 -- Report ID: 0454700 -- Event Date: 11/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31686096412/01/20122421Berry Brothers Sawmill Inc
On November 30, 2012, Employee #1 was cleaning up around the mill after production had stopped for the day. The employee was helping a coworker removed the hood guard for the chipper before the machine stopped running. As Employee #1 removed the guard, it struck the employee in the head. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: brush chipper, head, guard, stuck, cleaning, milling machine, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316860964 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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