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Accident: 170607964 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Farm Tractor

Accident: 170607964 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/03/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12595799304/03/19950139Arthur Farms
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on April 3, 1995, Employee #1, of Arthur Farms, Corona, CA, went to a field that was being prepared for planting. Apparently there was a problem with a farm tractor. Employee #1 hooked up jumper cables from the battery of his pick-up truck to the starter of the tractor. At approximately 7:45 a.m., he attempted to "jump-start" the tractor. The tractor apparently started while in gear and began to move forward, running over Employee #1. He was killed.
Keywords: battery, agriculture, work rules, farm machinery, started in gear, tractor, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125957993 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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