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Accident: 90035.015 - Employee Dies When An All-Terrain Vehicle (Atv) Overturns

Accident: 90035.015 -- Report ID: 0355121 -- Event Date: 08/16/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1170373.01508/17/2016Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research And Extension Center
At 3:45 p.m. on August 16, 2016, an employee was spraying herbicide on an irriga tion pipe on a steep earthen dam while riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The back of the ATV was heavily loaded with cargo. While ascending a steep berm, th e ATV turned over onto the employee and was killed. The grass was possibly wet f rom rain prior to accident. There were no witnesses.
Keywords: atv, agriculture machinery/vehicle, ppe, pinned, riding on equipment, slippery surface, steep grade, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1170373.015 58 M Fatality Farm workers

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