Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200902310 - Worker Cleaning Tractor Falls From Elevation, Later Dies
|Minor Brothers Farms, Gp.
Abstract: On December 29, 2008, two employees were on top of the basket of a John Deere Cotton Picker tractor cleaning the expanded metal sections. The top of the basket had a rail on two sides for employees to work with while on top. Employee #1 went outside of the rail system to clean the side of the basket. Employee #1 was standing on a 3-in. wide section that ran along the side of the basket and held on to the rail with one hand, while he used a wire brush to clean the side of the basket. Employee #1 fell approximately 15 feet to the ground. The employee died from his injuries on January 1, 2009.
|Nature of Injury
|Occupation not reported