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Accident: 170831325 - Employee Killed When Mover Overturns At Bottom Of Slope

Accident: 170831325 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 07/27/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30202463307/30/19987992River Downs Golf Country Club Limited Partnership

Employee #1 was driving a 1994 National 16 hp triplex mover with an 84 in. reel. He was going down a 1/4 mile long paved slope when the mover overturned at the bottom and his head struck the asphalt. Employee #1 was killed. No roll-over protective structure was provided or required, and Employee #1 had been trained on how to use the mover. Employee #1 had placed the engine in neutral while descending the slope.

Keywords: head, vehicle in gear, vehicle, lawn mower, motor vehicle, slope, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302024633 Fatality Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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