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Accident: 111300.015 - Employee Impales And Amputates Leg When Caught By Conveyor W

Accident: 111300.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 11/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362341.01511/28/2018Lohr Wine And Spirits
At 1:30 a.m. on November 16, 2018, an employee was moving a forklift that had be en parked in the way of traffic by a coworker and was rotating it into position when he backed it into the corner of a static conveyor. The employee pinned his right leg between the forklift and the conveyor, impaling it on a support brack et. The employee's leg was amputated due to poor blood circulation after a tour niquet had been applied. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, backing up, circulatory blockage, conveyor, forklift, impaled, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362341.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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