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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 773721 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Tractor

Accident: 773721 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 01/22/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10099685901/28/19910181Native Texas Nursery, Inc.

Employee #1, a manager, drove a tractor with a loader bucket to a greenhouse to load and transport Pearlite to a soil mixing hopper at a nursery. Leaving the tractor in gear and its motor running, the employee got off the tractor to enter the greenhouse. The tractor moved and ran over the employee, killing him. The tractor was not equipped with a parking brake. Employee #1 had been using the tractor since June 11, 1990, when he was hired.

Keywords: vehicle in gear, brake, agriculture, tractor, unmanned, run over

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100996859 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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