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Accident: 200263267 - Employee Is Killed When Tractor Rolls Over

Accident: 200263267 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 05/09/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12344825005/14/20077992Bunker Hill Golf Course
On May 9, 2007, Employee #1 was operating a tractor with a bush-hog mowing. He was on a steep slop. After an upward cut, he turned the tractor around and started a diagonal cut back down the slope. The right front tire caught into the side of the slope and the tractor leaned downhill. Employee #1 jumped off the back of the tractor towards the downhill slope. The tractor and bush-hog made one complete revolution and came down on top of Employee #1, who was killed.
Keywords: head, pinned, roll-over, steep grade, caught between, lawn mower, struck by, tractor, bush hog
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123448250 Fatality Cut/Laceration Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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