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Accident: 88432.015 - Worker Gets Caught In Tree Auger And Dies

Accident: 88432.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 05/14/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1147677.01505/16/20160783105020 - Homeland Tree Service
At 12:00 a.m. on May 14, 2016, a worker was gathering logs and brush that had accumulated around a stump grinder in operation. The worker tripped and fell head first into the rotating blade of the auger, becoming entangled and suffering multiple injuries. He died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: auger, caught between, guard, laceration, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1147677.015 18 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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