Man dies in wood chipper accident in Iowa

Byron Mayeux, 28, died after an accident with a wood chipper in davenport Iowa. Byron was chipping branches working for Milan-based Acadian Tree Service. He somehow was caught and pulled through the chipper.

Update: OSHA determined that Acadian Tree Service failed to provide a safe and healthy work environment for Mayeux. The violation type was listed as serious and the company was fined $1,500.

OSHA Inspection Report: https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/establishment.inspection_detail?id=1081494.015

For more information; http://kwqc.com/2015/07/29/tree-service-employee-dies-in-davenport-wood-chipper-accident/

http://qctimes.com/news/local/victim-of-wood-chipper-accident-id-d/article_44304c57-4ae2-581e-bff0-3a8ae62d1f01.html

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/update-with-name-osha-investigating-davenport-wood-chipper-death/article_a67eac2c-37bb-11e5-b98c-bf510c327e15.html

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