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Accident: 202079398 - Employee Is Crushed While Servicing Lawn Mower, Later Dies

Accident: 202079398 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 03/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31210753503/25/20081731David Alexander Electric, Inc.
On March 10, 2008, Employee #1 used a lift to prop up a lawn mower for greasing. Employee #1 crawled under the lawn mower. The lawn mower shifted and rolled off of the lift, crushing Employee #1. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and died on March 18, 2008.
Keywords: maintenance, crushed, lawn mower, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312107535 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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