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Accident: 100785.015 - Employee Is Caught In Conveyor Belt And Amputates Leg Below

Accident: 100785.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1277733.01511/15/2017Gutchess Lumber Company, Inc.
At 10:15 p.m. in November 14, 2017, an employee was operating a board distribution and clearing a log jam on the log deck. The employee stepped on moving conveyor and his left foot was caught in conveyor drive gear. The employee's left foot was crushed and amputated below the knee.
Keywords: caught in, conveyor belt, leg, amputation, guard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1277733.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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