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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200673051 - Employee Drowned

Accident: 200673051 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318674612/06/20007997Boca Rio Golf Club

An employee was operating a ride on lawn mower (Jacobson Green King IV Plus Triplex diesel engine) to cut the secondary rough of the golf course adjacent to a lake with a slope of 28 degrees (which is greater than that recommended by the manufacturer's manual). This lawn mower was 13 feet from the water's edge, when it tipped over into the lake on the 17th hole of the golf course. The employee drowned.

Keywords: lawn mower, fall, drown

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303186746 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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