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Accident: 630103 - Caught Between Moving Parts Of A Screw Conveyor

Accident: 630103 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 12/21/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10016368212/23/19853221Foster Forbes Glass

A STEEL DIAMOND FLOOR PLATE WAS NOT SECURED IN PLACE ATOP A RAW MATERIAL SCREW CONVEYOR. AN ELECTRICAL MECHANIC EMPLOYEE, WHILE ENGAGED IN MAINTENANCE OF AN ELECTRIC MICRO DEVICE (BINDICATOR), LOCATED ADJACENT TO AN OPEN SCREW CONVEYOR, CAUGHT HIS RIGHT FOOT IN THE AUGER OF THE CONVEYOR. HIS RIGHT LEG WAS AMPUTATED NEAR THE HIP.

Keywords: maintenance, amputated, screw conveyor, conveyor, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100163682 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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