Accident Report Detail
Accident: 15995.015 - Employee Over Turns Riding Mower And Is Killed
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|418783.015||05/07/2012||U. S. Dept. Of Interior|
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 7, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a riding mo wer with a fixed receptacle trashcan. The mower was a Gravely zero turn radius ( 60-inch) cutting deck mower. He was seen pulling back both arm levers in the rev erse position and driving the mower backwards. Later on, he was seen going over a sloped embankment. Employee #1 was wearing his seatbelt. He was found dead aft er sliding off the valley side of the 45 degree slope embankment approximately 1 43 feet and flipping 7-8 times and striking his head on a boulder.
|1||418783.015||63||M||Fatality||Forestry workers, except logging|