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Accident: 14343248 - Employee Crushed To Death By Cotton Gin Tramper

Accident: 14343248 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 12/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10694887012/13/19940724B.C.T. Gin Co., Inc.
Employee #1, a mote press operator who was working alone, climbed a ladder in order to gain access to the box that receives cotton under the tramper. He was supposed to level the cotton in the box with a broomstick. He opened the gate in front of the box and the tramper, but left the tramper in operation. He either leaned into or fell into the danger zone under the tramper. Employee #1 was crushed and killed by the tramper.
Keywords: agriculture, caught by, cotton gin, crushed, point of operation, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106948870 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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