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Accident: 3506.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed When Lawn Mower Rolls Over

Accident: 3506.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 08/29/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
98188.01508/30/2011Old Orchard Country Club Of Pike County
At 1:00 p.m. on August 29, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a Toro Ground Master riding mower. Employee #1 was cutting grass on a hillside when the mower went out of control and flipped approximately 30 feet down the hillside. Employee #1 was ejected from the mower and eventually the mower came to rest on Employee #1's chest. Employee #1 died as a result of a crushed chest.
Keywords: crushing, agriculture machinery/vehicle, lawn mower, roll-over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 98188.015 53 M Fatality Other Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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