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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 115293.015 - Employee'S Lower Left Leg Is Amputated In Tobacco Leaf Feede

Accident: 115293.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392764.01504/09/2019Hail & Cotton Inc

At 10:30 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that bought, processed, and sold tobacco. He was installing covers for dust collection holes. A tobacco leaf feeder energized. The machine pulled the employee between a doff er and a conveyor. The employee suffered the amputation of his lower left leg. H e was hospitalized.

Keywords: agriculture, amputated, amputation, caught in, combustible dust, conveyor, dust, dust collector, leg, lockout, machine guarding

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1392764.015 40 M Hospitalized injury

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