Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201352861 - Employee Is Killed When Lawn Mower Rolls Over
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|308434273||09/27/2005||0782||Apm Landscape And Lawn Care|
On September 27, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a Gravely riding lawn mower, Model Number 992020, Serial Number 030078, with a 60-inch cut. The mower was not equipped with a rollover protective structure (ROPS) or a seat belt. The manufacturer's manual and placard on the mower stated do not operate on slopes over 17 degrees. Employee #1 was on the grass on the side walls of a dry retention pond, 25 degree slope, when the lawn mower slid on the dew-covered grass and flipped on top of Employee #1. The mower crushed and killed him.
|1||308434273||Fatality||Asphyxia||Occupation not reported|