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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 106948870 - B.C.T. Gin Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 106948870Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 12/13/1994

B.C.T. Gin Co., Inc.
Route 1, Box 219
Quitman, GA 31643
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0724/Cotton Ginning

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/11/1995
Close Case:03/31/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360821425    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100024 B 02/16/1995 02/22/1995 $0 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 5A0001 02/16/1995 02/22/1995 $500 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19100135 A01 02/16/1995 02/27/1995 $500 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01003A Serious 19100147 C01 02/16/1995 02/22/1995 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003B Serious 19280057 A11 02/16/1995 02/22/1995 $1,250 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01003C Serious 19280057 D02 III 02/16/1995 02/22/1995 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14343248Event: 12/12/1994Employee Crushed To Death By Cotton Gin Tramper
Employee #1, a mote press operator who was working alone, climbed a ladder in order to gain access to the box that receives cotton under the tramper. He was supposed to level the cotton in the box with a broomstick. He opened the gate in front of the box and the tramper, but left the tramper in operation. He either leaned into or fell into the danger zone under the tramper. Employee #1 was crushed and killed by the tramper.
Keywords: agriculture, caught by, cotton gin, crushed, point of operation, press, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106948870 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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