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Accident: 112208.015 - Employee Is Caught By Conveyor Shaft And Is Asphyxiated

Accident: 112208.015 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 12/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368781.01512/28/201898769 - Marks Farms Inc
On December 28, 2018, an employee was working in one of the chicken barns at Marks Farms. The employee was found by a coworker and had gotten her shirt stuck on a rotating shaft on Belt 2 of the Diamond Systems Farmpacker 70 conveyor system. The employee's shirt twisted around the shaft and asphyxiated her. Additionally, the employee's right hand was caught on the shaft and the rotation had separated the lower part of right arm from her body.
Keywords: asphyxiated, arm, conveyor, caught by, shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368781.015 77 F Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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