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Accident: 111171.015 - Employee'S Left Arm Is Amputated In Conveyor And Is Killed

Accident: 111171.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 11/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1361544.01511/19/2018Louisiana Sugar Cane Co-Op

At 1:30 a.m. on November 18, 2018, an employee was using a high pressure air hos e to blow bagass material off of the moving conveyer belt. The air hose and ot her material became caught in the moving conveyer. The employee's arm became cau ght in the hose and was pulled into the rotating conveyer roller and belt. The employee's left arm was severed from his body. The employee was killed.

Keywords: arm, caught in, conveyor belt, hose, rotating parts

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1361544.015 43 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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