Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201360617 - Employee Head Crushed By Cotton Gin Press

Accident: 201360617 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 09/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30103686909/18/19980724Frairs Point Farm
An employee was killed while working on a cotton gin press. The employee was attempting to level the tray in the press when the activation button was accidentally hit activating the press while the employees head was in the press. The employees head was crushed by the press. The gin press has to be energized in order to level the tray. Therefore, at the time of the incident, the press was not locked out and became activated.
Keywords: head, lockout, cotton gin, crushed, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301036869 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.