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Accident: 138714.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Lawn Mower Runs Over Cord

Accident: 138714.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1550575.01508/31/20210782112276 - The Lawn Ranger
At 12:00 noon on August 28, 2021, an employee was operating a seated lawn mower when he accidentally ran over a 220-Volt electric cord that was plugged into a s treet light and camper. The employee reached under the lawn mower to move the co rd away from the blade and was electrocuted.
Keywords: contact, cutting, electric cord, electric current, electrocuted, lawn mower, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1550575.015 45 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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