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Accident: 170247464 - Employee Killed When Tractor Overturns

Accident: 170247464 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 04/06/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11149955404/09/19900139Carpenter Farms Inc
Employee #1 was using a Hesston 70-66 orchard special tractor, with a spring shank cultivator and a clod buster attachment, to cultivate hop rows. He was running north and south, and left the field to turn around and re-enter. He was making the turn on an 8 to 10 percent slope when the tractor overturned, pinning him under the right rear fender area. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: agriculture, pinned, farm machinery, sharp turn, tractor, slope, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111499554 Fatality Asphyxia Farm workers

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