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Accident: 202450458 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Grinder

Accident: 202450458 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 11/16/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30915909311/16/20057539Venice Land Clearing, Inc.
On November 16, 2005, Employee #1 was performing maintenance work on the machine. His only job task was to replace a battery cable, make sure the batteries were charged, and start the unit. Employee #1 was caught by the wheel of a tub-grinder and was killed. Employee #1 was working alone, and there were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: battery, grinder, wheel, maintenance, caught between, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309159093 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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