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Accident: 171038771 - Employee Injured When Caught In Rotating Tractor Shaft

Accident: 171038771 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 11/15/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11515572311/17/19970241Oord & Oord Dba Oord Dairy
Employee #1 was using a Case International tractor, model #5240, to spread manure. He dismounted and was using an iron bar to remove weeds and debris from the rotating shaft when a piece of his clothing became snagged by the shaft and he was pulled into it. Employee #1 suffered a fractured left arm, fractured ribs, a punctured lung, debridement of his abdomen, and an injury to his right knee. He had not turned off the tractor before attempting to clear the weeds and debris from the shaft.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, lung, rotating shaft, work rules, caught by, lockout, tractor, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115155723 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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