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Accident: 122186737 - Employee Killed When Pulled Into Belt Conveyor

Accident: 122186737 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/08/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12218673707/07/19993325Hensley Industries Inc.
Employee #1, a maintenance employee, was working on the south foundry cool sanding elevator during shutdown operations within the plant. Tail pulley adjustments had to be made on the bucket-type belt of the sanding elevator and, for this process, an electrician energized the conveyor. At the same time, Employee #1 was pointing into the sanding elevator. His hand and then part of the upper extremities of his body were pulled into the belt conveyor. Employee #1 sustained multiple blunt force injuries and was killed.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, belt conveyor, caught by, lockout, conveyor, communication, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122186737 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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