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Accident: 131392.015 - Employee Dies Following Conveyor Belt Injury

Accident: 131392.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 11/25/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1504367.01512/01/2020Green Circle Growers, Inc.
At 3:45 am on November 25, 2020, an employee, a maintenance worker, was investig ating a jammed conveyor line. The employee climbed over an exposed active convey or line to reach the work area when his foot made contact with the moving lower conveyor belt. The employee's leg was pulled and trapped between a metal support bar and the chain of the conveyor belt resulting in his left leg being fracture d. The employee was transported to the hospital by emergency services however, h e died four days later due to complications related to his injury and surgery.
Keywords: caught in, conveyor belt, fracture, jammed, leg, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1504367.015 53 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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