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Accident: 170055727 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Cotton Bales

Accident: 170055727 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/01/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1855014503/05/19912281Parkdale Mills Inc
At about 9:15 a.m. on March 1, 1991, Employee #1, age 60, opened the trailer doors of a 45 foot trailer. A number of cotton bales, weighing between 400 and 600 pounds each, fell on him, killing him.
Keywords: unsecured, struck by, falling object, cotton
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18550145 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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