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Accident: 958132 - Employee Killed When Wire Lodges In Head

Accident: 958132 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11191713403/24/19920191Sarabjit Atwal Farms
Employee was cutting grass between rows of almond trees driving a Massey Ferguson low profile tractor with a brush hog attached. Apparently, the blades of the brush hog struck some baling wire that was lying on the ground. A piece of the wire was severed by the blade and struck Employee #1 in the back of his head, lodging there. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, metal wire, agriculture, struck by, tractor, blade, housekeeping, bush hog, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111917134 Fatality Puncture Farm workers

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