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Accident: 99743.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Lawn Mower

Accident: 99743.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269600.01510/11/2017Billy Ray Landscaping Llc
At 4:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017, an employee was mowing a lawn that was located in the middle of an intersection. During mowing, the mower malfunction. The emp loyee then raised the mower using a jack to remove excess grass from its blade. As the mower was elevated by the jack and the employee had his body beneath, the jack gave way and the employee was crushed and killed.
Keywords: agriculture machinery/vehicle, caught between, crushed, lawn mower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269600.015 43 M Fatality Agricultural and food scientists

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