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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1682855 - Comet Delta Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 1682855Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 10/01/1984

Comet Delta Inc
Comet Way
Greenville, MS 38701
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2044/Rice Milling
Mailing: Po Box 1679, Greenville, MS 38701

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/03/1984
Close Case:03/16/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360534978    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 10/11/1984 11/19/1984 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14349393Event: 09/29/1984Employee'S Head Caught Between Belt And Pulley Guard
ON SEPTEMBER 29, 1984 AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MEASURING RICE BINS ON THE GALLERY FLOOR OF HEADHOUSE #5. HE WAS WORKING BETWEEN THE HEAD PULLEY AND THE TRIPPER, WHICH ARE ABOUT 115 FEET APART. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL ONTO THE NORTH TRIPPER BELT (CONVEYOR BELT), POSSIBLY WHILE TRYING TO STEP ACROSS IT. HIS HEAD LANDED FACING THE HEAD PULLEY. THE CONVEYOR BELT CARRIED EMPLOYEE #1 UNDERNEATH THE GUARD FOR THE HEAD PULLEY. HE RECEIVED SEVERE INJURIES TO HIS HEAD AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT.
Keywords: head, guard, caught between, headhouse, grain elevator, pulley, conveyor belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1682855 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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