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College of Human Medicine


CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 209 29-year-old farm hand died when his shirt became entangled in an unguarded power take off (PTO) shaft while making feed for a dairy operation.
Case 226 43-year-old farm manager died when the elevated arms and bucket of a skid steer loader fell and pinned him against the skid steer frame.
Case 270 62-year-old logging company owner died when he was run over by the John Deere 648GIII log skidder he was operating to level branches and wood chip piles.
Case 298 67-year-old farm hand died when he was struck by a 2006 Komatso WA 250 front-end loader with a 4-yard bucket measuring approximately 8 feet 10 inches in width while he was bent down cutting the strings on a bale of hay.
Case 355 46-year-old beef cattle farmer died when he fell from the blade of a John Deere HLT bulldozer and was run over when the bulldozer moved forward.
Case 376 14-year-old farm worker was working with family members on a family dairy farm when she became entangled in an elevator conveyor's chain and sprocket.
Case 444 70-year-old farm worker died when he and the unsecured manlift basket he was working from fell approximately 20 feet to a concrete floor.
Case 464

80-year-old farm hand died when a tree branch from the downed tree being moved by his tractor struck him.

Case 470

45-year-old farm laborer died when he was run over by a Dutz 3006 farm tractor and trailer.

Case 472

69-year-old farmer died when he was pinned between a 1967 Friday model cherry harvester and a barn wall.

Case 474

69-year-old Hispanic laborer died when he was entangled in a Woods Mower Model HD 315-4 secondary PTO shaft while chopping corn stubble.

Case 526

56-year-old truck mechanic died when he was struck by the steel lever arm responsible for lifting and lowering a logging trailer axle which broke at the pivot point due to an uncontrolled expanding air lift bag system.