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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202528287 - Employee Decapitated In Wood Chipper Accident

Accident: 202528287 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 09/25/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31503757209/25/20100783Dwayne Wilson Tree Service
Employee #1 while feeding a wood chipper was decapitated with a rope. The rope, that was in the brushes, hidden from view, got into the chipper's blade and decapitated him.
Keywords: head, rope, chipper, decapitated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315037572 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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