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    :: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 ::

    OSHA proposes fines against Port Gibson saw mill for fatal accident - AP Wire, SunHerald.com, MS
    An OSHA investigation showed two of the saw mill's employees were assigned to change knives in a chipper machine at the start of each work day. The agency said on the day of the accident, a third worker noticed a heater hadn't come on and turned on what he thought was a power switch.

    The unlabeled switch started the chipper, and one of the workers assigned to change the blades was killed instantly, OSHA said.

    Clyde Payne, OSHA's Jackson area director, said in a news release the that accident could have been avoided if the mill had a 'lockout-tagout' program.
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