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Accident: 201702446 - Worker Is Caught In Ring Debarker And Killed

Accident: 201702446 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 04/08/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31120941504/09/20087363Mid Oregon Personnel Services Inc
On April 8, 2008, an employee was working for a temporary employment agency, Mid Oregon Personnel Services, Inc. He was working that day as a millwright, and he was maintaining a ring debarker. The debarker's top infeed press roll system dropped, crushing the employee between the infeed chain and the press rolls. Emergency medical technicians were called. The employee was removed from the infeed of the debarker by other employees and emergency medical personnel. Medical treatment was provided. The employee could not be revived, and he died at the worksite.
Keywords: maintenance, asphyxiated, log, lockout, caught between, crushed, millwright, point of operation, sawmill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311209415 Fatality Asphyxia Millwrights

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