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Accident: 201119807 - Employee'S Leg Trapped In Wood Recycler

Accident: 201119807 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/17/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082915704/04/20050173Wilson Ag
On March 17, 2005, an employee using a Morbark loader and chipper with a cab inside placed a piece of wood chip in between the locking device and cab by-passing the interlock. The employee managed to get out of the opposite end of entryway and squeeze through a window. The employee climbed down the chipper to free a tree part and started to climb back up into the cab when his foot slipped landing on the compression roller. Employee suffered a serious injury and was hospitalized.
Keywords: compressor, wood chips, slip, interlock, chipper, tree, loader, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300829157 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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