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Accident: 201490596 - Employee Fractures Arm When Caught In Tarp Roller

Accident: 201490596 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/27/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618983604/04/20080724Tri City Growers Inc
On October 27, 2007, Employee #1 was working in the cotton module area, helping to set up the cotton module to be loaded into the cotton gin. The employer operated a cotton gin. Employee #1 was using the tarp roll up machine to roll up the protective tarp. Employee #1 was trying to thread the machine while, it was running. The tarp caught his glove and rolled it up in the tarp along with his right arm, causing multiple fractures. Employee #1 was taken to Sierra Vista District Hospital in Porterville, California, for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, machine operator, caught by, roller--mach/part, cotton gin, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126189836 Hospitalized injury Fracture Separating, filtering & clarifying mach. operators

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