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Accident: 201636164 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Wood From Chipper

Accident: 201636164 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 07/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31027133307/27/20062421United Pacific Forest Products Inc
Employee #1 was standing beside a waste wood chipper. Employee #1 was standing next to the vibrating chute that feeds into the chipper opening. Employee #1 was picking up pieces of wood that had been thrown out of the chipper. As Employee #1 stood up a piece of wood was thrown out of the chipper feed area and struck him between the eyes. Employee #1 suffered bruises and abrasions but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: head, wood chips, chipper, abrasion, struck by, flying object, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310271333 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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