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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 958538 - Employee'S Foot Caught In Screw Conveyor

Accident: 958538 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11191989011/15/19910724Western Cotton Services Corp.
Employee #1 and a coworker were replacing a guard on gin #2 when his foot slipped into the screw conveyor that moves the cotton seed. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a foot fracture. The guard was missing where he was standing. All other locations along the conveyor were guarded.
Keywords: fracture, screw conveyor, agriculture, guard, slip, caught by, cotton gin, unguarded, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111919890 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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