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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19280051 B02 IA 09/12/1997 09/17/1997 $3,500 $3,500 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19280051 B02 IB 09/12/1997 09/17/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200610087 Event: 07/25/1997Employee Killed When Run Over By Tractor Mower
Employee #1 was mowing the field edges with a Massey-Ferguson tractor, model 230, equipped with a three-point hitch and an attached sidewinder Brush Hog, model SW-72. He was mowing in either first or third gear for low range. The right front wheel of the tractor apparently struck a small knoll that rose about 32 1/2 in. over a 5 ft run, and possibly a small log that was located just over the crest of the knoll. Employee #1 was apparently ejected from the tractor and then run over by it and the Brush Hog. He was killed. The tractor was equipped with a ROPS designed specifically for the tractor, but only the right side, which contained the male portion of the buckle assembly, had a seat belt. That section of belt was clipped to an eyebolt. There was no corresponding belt and/or female component on the left side.
Keywords: ejected, uneven ground, agriculture, work rules, rops, struck against, lawn mower, seat belt, tractor, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300443389 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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