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Accident: 171038581 - Employee'S Legs Crushed When Run Over By Tractor

Accident: 171038581 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 03/24/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11515712503/24/19985093Barnett Implement Of Central Washington
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on March 24, 1998, Employee #1 was working on a John Deere tractor, type 3179, model 2355N. When he turned on the tractor, it moved forward and he tried unsuccessfully to stop it. In the process he became caught by the tractor and was run over, sustaining multiple injuries to his legs and knees. The tractor stopped moving only after running into other farm equipment inside the shop. Employee #1 had not made sure the tractor was in neutral before starting work.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle in gear, work rules, mechanic, started in gear, tractor, run over, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115157125 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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