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Accident: 77545.015 - Employee Is Suffocated When Pinned Under Overturned Lawn Mow

Accident: 77545.015 -- Report ID: 0551702 -- Event Date: 06/17/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1071689.01506/18/2015City Of Leland Grove-Public Works
At 1:00 p.m. on June 17, 2015, an employee was mowing the grass near a drop-off by a creek. The lawn mower's tires lost traction and it slid into the drop-off . The mower flipped over and pinned the employee underneath. The employee suffo cated due to the weight of the mower resting on top of him. The employee sustai ned several blunt force injuries to their head, neck and lower right leg.
Keywords: asphyxiated, fall, head, lawn mower, leg, neck, pinned, roll-over, suffocated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1071689.015 44 M Fatality Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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