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Accident: 14291439 - Employee Killed When Struck By Rock Thrown By Mower

Accident: 14291439 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 05/05/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1737279805/07/19860782Powers Building Mart. Inc.

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on April 6, 1986, Employee #1 and a coworker were using John Deere roto-mowers to cut the grass in area O of the Radford Army Arsenal. The coworker was on one side of the road, approximately 180 ft from Employee #1, when his mower contacted a rock. It was thrown backward and across the roadway, striking Employee #1 on the right side of the head and hitting his hard hat. Employee #1 suffered a concussion and later died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Keywords: head, lawn mower, struck by, concussion, flying object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17372798 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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