2005 Alberta Farm Fatalities

 
 
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Total farm related fatalities: 19
Date
Gender
Age
Type of fatality
Jan 17
M
15
Crushed by trailer when winch broke.
Feb 3
M
56
Crushed when tractor bucket fell while victim was working on hydraulics.
Feb 3
M
81
Fell and struck head when the horse the victim was holding moved suddenly.
Mar 28
M
82
Crushed when hoist on tractor came loose and fell on victim, pinning him against the steering wheel.
April 11
M
54
Crushed against wall by backhoe while doing cement work on new building.
May 8
M
84
Crushed under truck he was repairing when hoist chain broke.
May 14
F
3
Run over by pick up that was being backed up.
June 27
M
64
Was standing next to silage pit when front edge of pile collapsed on him.
July 4
M
50
Tractor rolled on a slope – victim trapped underneath.
July 28
M
46
Victim was raking steep ditch area when tractor rolled trapping him underneath.
July 28
M
19
2 horses collided while roping, horse rolled on victim.
Aug 1
M
18
Victim was working on insulation in a potato storage barn - fell off lift and hit head on concrete floor.
Aug 26
M
9
Was standing behind driver on back of tractor when tractor rolled.
Sept 21
M
75
Victim was working on a vehicle and was pinned under front axle when vehicle started and reversed onto him.
Oct 5
M
60
Fell from tractor. Died 2 months later due to complictions of quadriplegia
Oct 17
M
68
Victim was pinned against garage door by tractor while moving bags of grain.
Oct 21
M
50
Victim kicked by a horse.
Oct 25
M
30
Victim was trying to jump into a runaway grain truck when open door hit a telephone pole and crushed him against truck.
Nov 23
M
61
Victim fell 3 meters off scaffolding and broke his neck.
Total 19
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on April 12, 2006.
Last Reviewed/Revised on April 26, 2016.