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Accident: 202368726 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed In Rotating Blades

Accident: 202368726 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 02/14/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31473337902/15/20119512Dnr Olympic Region
On February 14, 2011, an employee, a heavy equipment operator, was caught in the rotating blade of a brush cutting machine head that was attached to a Cat excavator. The cutting head framework was resting on the ground and the blade had not stopped rotating when the employee tried to pull a limb out. The employee was sucked or dragged into the rotating blade and crushed between the framework and the blade. The employee was killed.
Keywords: fracture, head, rotating knife, equipment operator, earthmoving equip, crushed, excavator, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314733379 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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