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Accident: 200771988 - Employee Injures Arm When Caught In Wood Chipper

Accident: 200771988 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 05/24/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30381229105/24/20020783Cicoria Tree And Crane Service
On May 24, 2002, Employee #1 with Cicoria tree service was operating a Morbark Hurricane wood chipper (Model Number 2400XL) which had no safety control bar. His left arm was pulled into the feeding wheel up to his elbow before an employee was able to reverse the feeding wheel. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: brush chipper, wheel, chipper, arm, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303812291 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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