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Accident: 170888291 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Tractor Wheel

Accident: 170888291 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 06/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12550656806/12/19973841Westberg Mfg
Employee #1 was using a 1948 Ford tractor with a 5 ft diameter, PTO-driven rotary brush hog to mow brush and weeds in open areas around an instrument manufacturing building. He was apparently watching the path of the tractor forward and of the mower behind when the right rear wheel of tractor ran up on a stump. He fell off the left side and the left rear wheel ran across his pelvic area. Employee #1 sustained hairline fractures of his pelvis in two places, and of his lower backbone.
Keywords: fracture, back, lawn mower, pelvis, fall, tractor, run over, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125506568 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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