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Accident: 67112.015 - Employee Is Pinned Under Lawn Mower In Stream And Drowns

Accident: 67112.015 -- Report ID: 0936300 -- Event Date: 08/20/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
992452.01508/21/2014Wmas Management, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on August 20, 2014, Employee #1, the lead caretaker, was mowing a s ection of low foliage above a 13 foot drop-off above a stream. The Roll-Over Pro tective Structure (ROPS) on the Turf-Tiger commercial mower was locked in the lo wered position and the employee was wearing his seat belt. The mower and Employe e #1 went over the 13 foot edge. The employee was pinned under the mower in the stream at the bottom of the embankment for an undetermined time. Emergency servi ces were called and arrived just as they were carrying the employee out of the s tream. Employee #1 was caught under the mower and drowned in the stream.
Keywords: caught between, drown, embankment, fall, lawn mower, pinned, roll-over, seat belt, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 992452.015 61 M Fatality Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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