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Accident: 129108.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Conveyor Arm

Accident: 129108.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/23/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490766.01508/23/2020The Hulling Co.
At 4:00 p.m. on August 23, 2020, an employee was cleaning sticks from almond pil es working beside an almond conveyor loading machine when a yard truck with doub le hopper drove by. The upper portion of yard driver hopper bin struck the almon d conveyor elevator loading arm causing the the arm to spin clockwise toward the employee. The bottom portion of the arm struck the employee and lifted him crus hing his torso and killing him.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, arm, chest, cleaning, conveyor, crushed, driver, farm machinery, fracture, head, hopper, loading, material handling, motor vehicle, road, skull, struck by, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490766.015 29 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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