Accident Report Detail
Accident: 68488.015 - Employee On Lawn Mower Rolls Over Into Lake And Drowns
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1001014.015||10/16/2014||Mainguy Environmental Care, Inc.|
At 10:30 a.m. on October 15, 2014, an employee was cutting grass with a ride-on lawn mower. The employee was cutting grass on an embankment with a slope of app roximately 20 degrees. The lawn mower possibly struck a tree root, causing it to veer into a lake. The roll bar located on the mower was not fully opened and th e employee was pinned beneath the mower in the lake. The employee drowned.
|1||1001014.015||23||M||Fatality||Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm|