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Old 02-25-2009, 01:18 PM
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Another sad tragedy

Man dies in mulch grinder.http://www.mycentraljersey.com/artic...23/1003/NEWS01
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Old 02-25-2009, 05:38 PM
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Now that would be messy.
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Old 02-25-2009, 05:51 PM
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Yes it would. I'm waiting to find out more details about the accident, We have been buying our mulch and using them for disposal about 12 years now.Its good that I dont even know anyone that works there other than the front desk secretary.Its sad enough to here about an incident like this and have a visual of the site location in my mind, but to be able to put a face or name to the victim would really shake me up.
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Old 02-25-2009, 08:18 PM
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Man I hear about a couple of these every year. Gotta be careful around those machines...
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Old 02-26-2009, 12:18 AM
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That's terrible, we had that happen here at the Ocean County Remanufacturing Center about five years ago.
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:38 AM
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We had that happen around SE Wisconsin a couple of years ago.

Man was using a large, towed, chipper. Got his clothing caught on a big branch, could not break the branch, no one at the machine for help, and the rest is history.

His father witnessed him entering the machine, but it was too late!


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Old 02-26-2009, 07:10 PM
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Any chipper/grinder should always be used with caution. A few years ago a worker from a local tree service was pulled feet first through a wood chipper. Guy went to kick the log in that was stuck and ended up getting grabbed by the feed rollers and pulled through. It happens quite frequently actually. The problem is people who use these machine's everyday will loose respect for them. Gota remember to stay safe. Accidents do and will happen!
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:47 PM
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Geez, that's right in my area. Chippers are certainly not things to be taken lightly. They've gotta be a bad way to go out..
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Old 03-01-2009, 12:37 PM
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Any chipper/grinder should always be used with caution. A few years ago a worker from a local tree service was pulled feet first through a wood chipper. Guy went to kick the log in that was stuck and ended up getting grabbed by the feed rollers and pulled through. It happens quite frequently actually. The problem is people who use these machine's everyday will loose respect for them. Gota remember to stay safe. Accidents do and will happen!


Yep I remember that one,,,,,,,was Drury lane the boss was up the tree limbing and the chipper stopped he came down to find his south American employee went clean through the chipper only one hand did not go through.
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Old 03-01-2009, 05:23 PM
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our prayers go out to his family
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