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Accident: 202345328 - Employee Pulled Into Chipper And Killed

Accident: 202345328 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/06/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30908849007/07/20051629James Hardman Construction
On July 6, 2005, Employee #1, a laborer, was feeding landscape clearing materials into a large chipper. The chipper, a Brush Bandit (model number 1890), was manufactured by Bandit Industries and diesel powered; capable of chipping trees 18-in. in diameter. The employee had been seen on several occasions standing on the feed tray pushing brush into the chipper with his feet. On this particular day he was pulled into the chipper and discharged. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: brush chipper, work rules, caught by, chipper
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309088490 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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