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Accident: 14348916 - Crushed Under Overturned Tractor

Accident: 14348916 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 11/12/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
208970411/12/19851542Office Building
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS IN THE PROCESS OF BUSH HOGGING AN ALREADY ESTABLISHED NATURAL GAS UTILITY LINE RIGHT-OF-WAY NORTHWEST OF PHEONIX CITY, ALABAMA. THE TERRAIN WAS ROLLING AND SLOPING. THE EMPLOYEE WAS DRIVING A BELARUS MODEL 820 AGRICULTURAL TRACTOR, WITH A BUSH HOG ATTACHED. NO ROLL-OVER PROTECTIVE STRUCTURE (ROPS) WAS PROVIDED. THE TRACTOR ROLLED OVER, PINNING THE EMPLOYEE UNDERNEATH. HE DIED ON SITE OF MULTIPLE BODY INJURIES.
Keywords: roll-over, rops, construction, steep grade, tractor, bush hog
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2089704 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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