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Accident: 202082509 - Employee Lacerates Hand In Packaging Machine

Accident: 202082509 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 02/09/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31758858002/14/20143842U.S. Cotton, Llc
On February 9, 2014, Employee #1 was packaging rows of cotton pads along an automatic carrier/track. The employee reached into an unguarded section of the machine, trying to straighten pads in the carrier units, as the machine was running. When the carrier indexed forward, the edge of the carrier lacerated the back of the employee's right hand. The employee was taken to a medical center, where he required seven stitches, pain medication and later released.
Keywords: machine operator, cotton gin, laceration, cotton, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317588580 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous precision apparel and fabric workers

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