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Accident: 99163.015 - Employee Is Operating Lawn Mower That Tips Over Into River A

Accident: 99163.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265074.01509/20/2017Sheldon Golf And Country Club, Inc.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 18, 2017, Employee #1 was mowing grass o n a golf course. While mowing the grass, he lost control of the lawn tractor. Th e tractor went down a sloped riverbank and tipped over into a river. Employee #1 was caught under the lawn tractor and below the river's surface and drowned.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushing, drowning, lawn mower, roll-over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1265074.015 66 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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