Y48-Wood Chipper -1

Y48-Wood Chipper -1 - Wood Chippers By: Andrew Kinnear...

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Wood Chippers By: Andrew Kinnear
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Parts of a Wood Chipper
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Wood Chipper Accidents
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31 Work-Related Deaths An average of 204 injuries per year An estimated total of 155 amputations Injury Statistics (1992 – 2002) United States
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Workers feeding Material into self-feeding wood chippers are at risk of being fed through the chipper knives if they reach or fall into the in-feed hopper or become entangled in branches feeding into the machine. Common Wood Chipper Accidents Caught-By Hazard Struck-By Hazard Workers are at risk of being struck by unlatched, improperly secured, or damaged or improperly maintained hoods that may be thrown from the wood chipper after contacting the rotating chipper knives.
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was helping clear brush on Rowan Lane in the Lake Ellen Woods subdivision off Fletcher Avenue when the accident occurred. Shortly before 5 p.m., McKay got up onto a jammed wood chipper as it ran. Witnesses said he tried to kick at the jammed limbs and the chipper caught his foot and pulled him in. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Actual Wood Chipper Accident
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 4735 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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