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Accident: 77493.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Rock Kicked Out By Passing Lawn Mowe

Accident: 77493.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 06/06/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1069763.01506/11/2015Perry'S Maintenance Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on June 6, 2015, an employee was operating a weed whacker while his coworker was using a riding lawn mower within the same vicinity. The employee was struck in the back of their head by a rock that shot out from underneath the passing lawn mower, causing a blunt force trauma injury to the employees head. The employee was killed from his injury.
Keywords: head, lawn mower, machine guarding, rock, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1069763.015 31 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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