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Accident: 202013223 - Employee Killed When Struck By Pry Bar

Accident: 202013223 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 07/14/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30145938407/15/19980783Vincent White Dba Kevin Leddy Tree Care
Employee #1 was struck on the side of his head by a pry bar while trying to free a jammed piece of wood in the chipper. The chipper motor was turned off but the knife disk was still rotating. The pry bar contacted the rotating disk, throwing it and striking Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: head, chipper, struck by, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301459384 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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