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Accident: 201573003 - Worker Dies In Tree Chipper

Accident: 201573003 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 12/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30900159212/28/20050783Brian'S Tree Trimming & Removal Service, Llc
The worker was putting tree parts in a Vermeer model BC1250A chipper when he was pulled nto it. Apparantly, his hand was caught by the chipper, and he was completely pulled into the machine. The cause of death was the total morselization of his body, due to being pulled into a commercial wood chipper.
Keywords: glove, chipper, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309001592 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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