Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 134104.015 - Mechanic Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tractor Counter We

Accident: 134104.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/17/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1520264.01503/17/2021John William Dykstra

At 8:45 a.m. 0n March 17, 2021, an Independent Mechanic ("mechanic") was fixing the hydraulic leak on a tractor. The mechanic used a forklift to raise the tract or's counterweight frame before crawling under the tractor. The right counterwei ght, approximately 1,000 lbs., fell on the mechanic after he removed two essenti al screws. The mechanic got up afterward, but immediately fell to the ground and died.

Keywords: counterbalance, crushed, die, falling object, forklift, mechanic, struck by, tractor

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1520264.015 50 M Fatality

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.