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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 359000501 10/30/1986 12/08/1986 $0 $0 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 02001 Other GEN001402 10/30/1986 12/08/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 686618 Event: 10/03/1986Employee Injured When Pinned By Riding Mower
On the afternoon of October 3, 1986, Employee #1, of Mt. Ogden Golf Course, was performing his assigned daily task of cutting and trimming tree boxes. He was operating a Jacobsen Trim King riding Air-plex mower. Upon reaching the edge, he swung the mower around to the left to make a parallel cut. The towing wheel on the rear slipped off the edge, flipping the mower and Employee #1 to the right, down the embankment. The mower came to rest on top of the employee, pinning him to the ground under the muffler, which seriously burned his left arm and leg. His pelvis was fractured in three places. A passerby heard his calls for help and was able to lift the mower high enough for Employee #1 to crawl out to safety. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, fracture, pinned, lawn mower, pelvis, arm, leg, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102093838 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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