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Accident: 170202535 - Employee'S Finger And Hand Fractured In Cotton Gin

Accident: 170202535 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/31/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11192880011/15/19900724Elbow Enterprises
Employee #1 was working at a cotton gin that he shut down due to a small fire in the machine. Thinking that the machine had stopped rotating, he opened an access door to remove the burning debris. A roller caught his right hand and pulled it into the cotton gin. He broke his index finger and a bone in his hand.
Keywords: fracture, agriculture, finger, work rules, caught by, roller--mach/part, cotton gin, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111928800 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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