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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310929096 - Squires Hardwoods, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 310929096Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 06/14/2007

Squires Hardwoods, Inc
23705 Hwy 210 East
Kelly, NC 28448
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2426/Hardwood Dimension and Flooring Mills
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills
Mailing: P.O. Box 69, Kelly, NC 28448

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/30/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:08/10/2007
Emphasis: S:Program Improvements, S:Wood

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200356236Event: 06/14/2007Employee Is Injured When Struck By Wood Chipper Lid
Employee # 1 was performing work with a wood chipper. The upper section of a steel wood chipper enclosure was torn off after contacting the rotating chipper blade/fan. The hinged section was projected forward and struck Employee #1, who was standing approximately three feet away from the chipper. The conveyor feeding the chipper had been turned off to permit adjustment of the chip chute and repositioning of a chip trailer at the time of the accident. The nature of the injuries was not specified in the original narrative.
Keywords: chipper, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310929096 Fatality Concussion Sawing machine operators

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