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Accident: 200678100 - Employee Rides Lawn Mower Into Lake And Drowns

Accident: 200678100 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31426386407/13/20100782Benham Llc

On July 9, 2010, Employee #1, a landscaper, was operating a lawn mower on the property of a residential building that was located near a lake. As he mowed the grass, he lost control of the vehicle and drove it into the lake. The owner of the home rescued him from the lake and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on him. He was unresponsive. Emergency medical personnel were summoned and transported him to a medical center where he was placed on life support. After some time, he was taken off life support and pronounced dead

Keywords: lawn mower, drown, lost control, water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314263864 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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