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Accident: 170022537 - Employee Killed In Fall From Tractor

Accident: 170022537 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 09/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10879813309/24/19931629So. Jersey Bituminous Const.

Employee #1 was standing on a tractor battery box in violation of company rules. The tractor's driver told Employee #1 not to ride on the tractor, but to walk to the next site. Employee #1 was repeatedly playing with the tractor controls. The driver warned him again to stop the horseplay. When Employee #1 put the tractor into reverse, he lost his balance and fell between the wheels and the ground. He was killed when the right side of his body was crushed.

Keywords: work rules, control lever, construction, riding on equipment, caught between, crushed, fall, tractor, lost balance, horseplay

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108798133 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers

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