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Accident: 117897.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Conveyor

Accident: 117897.015 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 04/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392844.01504/11/20193999141818 - Sika Automotive Gastonia Inc.
At 8:58 a.m. on April 11, 2019, an employee was standing with both feet on a single raised fork of a forklift so he could look down a conveyor. The employee's arm became entangled in the tail pulley of the conveyor and the employee was killed after his arm was amputated and he fell to the ground.
Keywords: arm, fall, entangled, industrial truck, amputation, powered industrial vehicle, conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392844.015 49 M Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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