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Accident: 129200.015 - Employee Drowns While Cutting Grass Around Reservoir

Accident: 129200.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 09/01/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1491247.01509/01/20200782146250 - Little Dave'S Landscape Management, Inc.
At 12:00 a.m. on September 1, 2020, Employee # 1 was operating a zero-turn ridin g lawnmower, cutting grass around a reservoir at a water treatment plant. Cowork ers left him and went across the property (approx. 850 ft.) to get a weed trimme r and weed spray. Coworker # 1 returned and was not able to find Employee # 1. His hat was found floating in the reservoir. This was reported to the water trea tment plant personnel, who called 911. Other employees returned to the reservoir (approx. 450 ft. away), and they saw Employee # 1 floating face down in the wat er, unresponsive. Employee # 1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: drown, drowning, lawn mower, unresponsive, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491247.015 64 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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