Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201490513 - Employee Caught Between Conveyor Belt And Leg Amputated
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|310825088||03/27/2008||4953||Clovis Recycling Center|
At 12:29 p.m. on October 6, 2007, Employee #1, a laborer at a recycling center, attempted to walk across a slow moving belt conveyor that was approximately four inches below grade. Employee #1's right leg slipped between the belt and the side of the machine, trapping his leg below the moving belt. Employee #1 was hospitalized, and three days later his right leg was surgically amputated above the knee.
|1||310825088||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Laborers, except construction|