Accident Report Detail
Accident: 104063.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Cross Bar And Sprocke
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1303481.015||03/21/2018||Plainview Growers, Inc.|
At 7:30 a.m. on March 21, 2018, Employee #1 was moving orchid trays onto an incl ined Hawe tray mover conveyor that carried the trays from one greenhouse to anot her. During operation, the first tray came off of its track and Employee #1 step ped inside of the conveyor to pick up the tray and put it back on the track. Th e conveyor started up when the electric eye did not see the side of the tray, an d Employee #1 became caught between the moving cross bar of the conveyor and the sprocket wheel at the end of the conveyor. Employee #1 was killed, having suffe red crushing injuries of his chest and abdomen, a fractured thoracic spine, and a complete abdominal aortic artery laceration.
|1||1303481.015||29||F||Fatality||Laborers, except construction|