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Accident: 818708 - 15-Year-Old Employee Killed In Fall From Harvester

Accident: 818708 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 01/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1839290201/12/19900722Bennie Lee Garcia
Employee #1, age 15, and a coworker were riding on the hood and dashboard of a freight harvesting machine while returning to the garage area at the end of the work shift. The driver, who had given permission for them to ride on the equipment, lost control of the vehicle. Employee #1 fell from the harvester to the ground and suffered multiple fractures from which he died.
Keywords: fracture, agriculture, work rules, equipment operator, harvester, riding on equipment, fall, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18392902 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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