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Accident: 116716.015 - Employee Amputates Leg After Being Caught In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 116716.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 05/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1402844.01505/23/2019Hma Concrete Llc
At 7:00 a.m. on May 22, 2019, an employee was was standing on a conveyor belt ad justing a rubber boot on a storage hopper when the machine was placed into opera tion. The employee's leg was caught between the protective shroud on the rotatin g drum of a conveyor belt and the belt itself. The employee's leg was amputated, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt conveyor, caught between, caught in, communication, concrete, conveyor, conveyor belt, energized, hopper, leg, lockout, lockout/tagout, maintenance, rubber boot, unstable position, walking
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1402844.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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