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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $160 $0 $0 $0 $0 $160
Current Penalty $60 $0 $0 $0 $0 $60
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 M02 11/18/1988 11/21/1988 $60 $160 $0 12/07/1988 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 851337 Event: 09/29/1988Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Mower
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on September 29, 1988, Employee #1, the president of the company, was working on a power Brush Hog mower. The grass cutting machine was suspended in the air by a Clark forklift truck and a Ford model tractor, to which the mower deck was attached by a two point rear suspension hookup. Employee #1 was working under the suspended load when it apparently slipped off the forklift and struck him at the lower portion of his neck. He sustained a broken neck and died.
Keywords: fracture, slip, industrial truck, lawn mower, neck, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102542842 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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