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Accident: 942938 - Employee Struck By Bale Of Cotton

Accident: 942938 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/10/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1850673306/28/19892281Parkdale Mills Inc
Employee #1 was standing on a warehouse floor between two bales of cotton when he attempted to rock a bale of cotton in an effort to move it. The bale struck another bale of cotton behind it causing the bale of cotton to rock back toward Employee #1 striking him along the left side of his rib cage. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck against, abrasion, struck by, cotton, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18506733 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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