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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
Current Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19280057 A06 IV 05/18/1988 06/17/1988 $640 $640 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19280057 A06 05/18/1988 06/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14505093 Event: 01/08/1988Employee Killed When Caught In Tractor-Mounted Tiller
Employee #1 was operating a Case tractor IH 485, and Long Tiller, model 1542, serial #2247, that had been brought to Williams Farm house #3. He began tilling litter about 10 feet from the house's northeast corner, moving west. Another employee was ahead of the tractor on the right side, helping to keep turkeys out of the tractor's way. Employee #1 was behind the tractor between the rear of the tractor and the tiller when he either tried to move a turkey out of the way with his foot or to move a waterer with his foot. His pants cuff was caught by the tiller and he was pulled into and under the machine. He suffered severe head, facial, and abdominal injuries from which he died.
Keywords: clothing, head, abdomen, agriculture, caught by, tractor, face, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101301992 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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