Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 139072.015 - Employee Dies While Applying Chemicals, Attempting To Free U
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1545243.015||07/19/2021||561730||Solitude Lake Management|
Abstract: At 6:30 p.m. on July 15, 2021, an employee had been working all day preparing eq uipment and then travelling to various locations to perform assigned tasks, incl uding applying algaecide treatments to ponds. He arrived at a residential commun ity to treat a pond and was using a UTV to access the pond when the UTV got stuc k in the marsh buffer. He went to a hardware store to purchase tools to free the UTV and made multiple attempts using different methods but was unsuccessful. Th e employee called his manager at about 5:45 p.m. to request assistance and aroun d 6:20 p.m. a resident called 911 after observing the employee on the ground unc onscious by the UTV. The employee was pronounced dead on site by paramedics at 7 :20 p.m. The cause of death is under investigation but is suspected of being rel ated to the hot weather conditions that day with the possible contribution of ex posure to algaecides.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1545243.015||47||M||Fatality||Pest control occupations|