Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 78387.015 - Employee Caught In Bale Elevator And Is Killed

Accident: 78387.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1080700.01507/27/2015Hochstetler Farm
At 4:00 p.m. on July 21, 2015, Employee #1 was tossing bales of straw off of a t railer onto a bale elevator. Employee#1 overthrew a bale and saw that it was not aligned properly on the elevator. The employee jumped off of the trailer that contained the straw bales and walked around to the opposite side of the bale ele vator. Her dress became caught in the chain and sprocket and eventually the PTO shaft, causing massive trauma to her head, neck and limbs, killing her at the si te.
Keywords: agriculture machinery/vehicle, baler, caught in, chain, elevator, head, neck, shaft, sprocket, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1080700.015 14 F Fatality Farm workers
2 1080700.015 14 F Fatality

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close