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Accident: 82397.015 - Employee Is Caught In Conveyor Belt And Killed By Asphyxiati

Accident: 82397.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/20/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1118932.01501/20/2016Taylor Farms Florida Inc
At 4:50 a.m. on January 20, 2016, an employee was spraying water onto an incline d conveyor belt with a water hose from a work platform. While stranding at the guardrail, the employee's rain suit was snagged by the conveyor's rotating shaft . The employee was caught between the gearbox and motor. The employee's neck w as compressed, resulting in fatal asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught in, clothing, conveyor, elevated work platform, neck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1118932.015 38 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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