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Accident: 200211704 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Drum And Belt

Accident: 200211704 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 03/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30853068203/31/20055153Interstate Grain Port Terminal
On March 30, 2005, Employee #1 was cleaning spilled grain from under a running conveyor, which was 5 ft above the ground. The underside of the conveyor belt was not guarded. Employee #1 was using a 1-in. air hose equipped with a ball valve and a 4-ft 0.5-in. diameter aluminum tip. Employee #1 and the air hose were caught and pulled over the drum, between the drum and the belt. The belt was moving at the speed of 87.36 ft per second. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, belt, grain, guard, cleaning, drum, caught by, hose, conveyor, spill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308530682 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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