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Accident: 200570810 - Employee Killed In Mower Rollover Accident

Accident: 200570810 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 09/04/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30584248609/05/20040782Sns Lawn & Landscape Services, Incorporated
Employee #1 was operating a Scag Power Equipment Wildcat Lawnmower, Model Number STC03, on the side of a hill. The hill had a slope of 27 to 28 degrees. Employee #1 apparently hit a ground indentation with the left rear tire, causing the mower to tip over, roll and pin the employee underneath. The impact of the mower deck on his leg caused a deep wound with excessive bleeding. Employee #1 died of blood loss.
Keywords: roll-over, struck against, laceration, lawn mower, struck by, blade, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305842486 Fatality Cut/Laceration Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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