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Accident: 94737.015 - Employee Is Injured When Lawn Mower Overturns

Accident: 94737.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225263.01504/13/2017Munie Greencare Professionals
At 10:45 a.m. on April 11, 2017, an employee was operating a 72 inch zero turn l awn mower. During use of the mower on a steep incline, it overturned. The employ ee fell to the ground and a portion of the mower struck him, resulting in fractu res to his left leg and ribs, as well as damage to his spleen. He was hospitaliz ed and received treatment for his injuries. The incident investigation revealed that although rollover-protection was used, the employee was not wearing a seat belt.
Keywords: lawn mower, roll-over, seat belt, steep grade, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1225263.015 43 M Hospitalized injury

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