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Accident: 90620.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between A Log Cradle Carrier And Machine

Accident: 90620.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 11/15/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1191514.01511/16/2016Chitko Bros. Lumber Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on November 15, 2016, an employee was repairing the roller chain th at drove the log cradle carrier for their saw mill and went to the shop for a re pair link. When the employee returned to finish the repairs, he did not inform his coworker of his return. The coworker activated the cradle to load a log ont o the carriage and crushed the employee between the log cradle carrier and the m achine casing.
Keywords: broken chain, caught between, crushing, lockout/tagout, material handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1191514.015 53 M Fatality Sawing machine operators

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