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Accident: 200571651 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Lawnmower

Accident: 200571651 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 08/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31588462708/27/20112711Hocking Printing Company, Incorporated

On August 26, 2011, Employee #1 was servicing an industrial riding lawnmower that was equipped with a mower deck that extended forward of its front wheels. He parked the mower on a flat surface with the mower deck extending over a sloped area to facilitate access the bottom of the mower deck. When the mower rolled forward, it struck Employee #1. A coworker discovered him pinned below the mower deck. After emergency responders extricated Employee #1, he was pronounced dead at the scene by a deputy coroner.

Keywords: unsecured, pinned, lawn mower, struck by, sloping, run over, slope, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315884627 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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