Man hurt in harvester incident

Man hurt in harvester incident

Emergency services were called to a farm in Waukesha County on Tuesday morning, following reports a man was seriously injured in an incident involving a combine harvester.
The man was working at the farm when his leg became trapped in the combine harvester.
Emergency crews freed the man and treated him at the scene before taking him to hospital.
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in 2012, 374 farmers and farm workers died from a work-related injury, resulting in a fatality rate of 20.2 deaths per 100,000 workers.