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Accident: 200880326 - One Employee Killed, One Injured By Chipper Blade

Accident: 200880326 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 06/12/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30062366706/13/19962421Cote Hardwood Products, Inc.
Employees #1 and #2 were working on a chipper that had a 60 in. wide blade. They turned off the machine and removed the hold-down pins before the blade had stopped rotating. Both workers were struck by the moving blade. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: lockout, saw, chipper, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300623667 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sawing machine operators
2 300623667 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Sawing machine operators

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