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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133234.015 Event: 02/06/2021Employee Is Killed When Caught In Brush Shredder
At 11:00 a.m. on February 6, 2021, an employee was attempting to unjam a running brush shredder when he became caught in the feeder section of the shredder. The employee was crushed from the hip down and was killed.
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Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1514492.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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