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Accident: 14342018 - Employee Killed When Tractor Rolled Over Onto Him

Accident: 14342018 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/27/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10610649504/29/19882061United States Sugar Corporation
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RIDING ON THE LEFT FENDER OF A CASE TRACTOR. THE TRACTOR WAS PULLING A HOPPER THAT CONTAINED ABOUT 3 TONS OF FERTILIZER. THE TRACTOR MADE A RIGHT TURN FROM A FARM ROAD ONTO A PAVED ROAD WITH A 3 DEGREE BANK. THE FERTILIZER SHIFTED INSIDE OF THE HOPPER AND CAUSED BOTH THE TRACTOR AND HOPPER TO ROLL OVER. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL FROM THE FENDER AND WAS CRUSHED UNDER THE TRACTOR'S ROLL-OVER PROTECTIVE STRUCTURE. HE DIED FROM MULTIPLE INJURIES OF THE WAIST AREA.
Keywords: roll-over, speeding, work rules, rops, riding on equipment, crushed, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106106495 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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