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Accident: 829499 - Employee Killed When Struck By Overturned Lawn Mower

Accident: 829499 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/22/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10425145905/22/19903536Midwest Industries, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a Scag commercial lawn mower. The mower flipped over on top of him and he died of mechanical asphyxiation. The mower was not engineered with overhead protection or roll bar protection. Employee #1 had to be cut out of his seat belt.
Keywords: asphyxiated, work rules, rops, overhead guard, lawn mower, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104251459 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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