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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302391206 - Scruggs Farm

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 302391206Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 02/11/1999

Scruggs Farm
365 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Tupelo, MS 38801
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0131/Cotton
Mailing: 365 Mt. Vernon Rd., Tupelo, MS 38801

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:02/26/1999
Close Case:04/29/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040002 A 03/30/1999 05/14/1999 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19101200 E01 03/30/1999 05/14/1999 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201360740Event: 02/10/1999Employee Crushed By Falling Bales Of Cotton
Employee #1, who worked for Scruggs Farm, was moving a bale of cotton from the warehouse. The bale was stacked about 20 ft high. Employee #1 positioned the lift truck and raised the clamps to retrieve the cotton. When the clamps failed to move it, he got out of the lift truck and moved to the side of the truck when the bale of cotton and two others fell on him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: warehouse, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, cotton
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302391206 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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