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Accident: 132852.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Chain

Accident: 132852.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 01/22/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1512480.01501/26/2021Glezen Farms, Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on January 22, 2021, an employee was driving a John Deere 4850 tra ctor pulling a manure spreader when the tractor got stuck in the snow. A cowork er drove a John Deere 9300 tractor to the site to pull out the employee's tracto r. The employee attached a chain to the drawbar of the coworker's tractor and t o the front of his tractor. As the employee and the coworker began driving, the chain snapped and struck the hood of the employee's tractor. The chain smashed t he cab window and struck the employee in the face, killing him.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, broken chain, chain, driver, face, farm machinery, fracture, metal bar, skull, struck by, towed equipment, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1512480.015 35 M Fatality Farm equipment mechanics

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