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Farming Dangers / Tractors / Legis. #210836

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 10, 1970
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(Studio) Farming 3rd most dangerous job in country
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Midwest) Only mining and construction kill, maim and injure more workers. [TEST FILM SHOWN.] Many tractor accidents occur; safety voluntary; new enclosed cab tractor designed, too expensive; roll protection on 10% of tractors sold. [Unidentified safety SPOKESPERSON - explains dangers of tractors tipping over.] [Unidentified FARMERS - complain about being confined in tractor cabs.] [Deere and Company product safety manager K.L. PFUNDSTEIN - says isn't opposed to sound safety legislature] [International Harvester Company product safety engineer Joseph F. ZISKAL - believes legislature necessary to require safety frames.]

Reasoner, Harry

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