L Brands employee dies after being caught between conveyor belt, boxes at Reynoldsburg facility


An employee at the L Brands facility in Reynoldsburg died last week after getting caught between a conveyor belt and boxes.

Larry Johnson with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said the incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Friday.

The man was taken to Mount Carmel East Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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In the incident report, the victim was identified as 56-year-old Harvey Beavers.

OHSA is investigating the incident.

L Brands released the following statement about the incident:

We are deeply saddened by the death of our colleague, Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this very difficult time.

Our top priority is associate safety, and we are cooperating fully with OSHA as they work to determine the cause of his death.

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