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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
Current Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19101200 E01 03/21/1990 04/24/1990 $120 $120 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19101200 G01 03/21/1990 04/24/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19101200 H 03/21/1990 04/24/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 03/21/1990 04/24/1990 $240 $240 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 608224 Event: 03/07/1990Employee Died Of Asphyxia When Caught Under Lawnmower
On March 7, 1990, Employee #1 was operating the Excel Hustler, 295 riding type rotary lawnmower, Serial Number D 241-352, when cutting a flat area of grass. It seems that Employee #1 went down a nearby embankment and fell off the mower. As Employee #1 fell, he apparently pulled the control lever over and bent it behind another lever causing the lawnmower to continue going in a circle. The lawnmower ran over Employee #1 and he couldn't get it off him. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, control lever, lawn mower, fall, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102729480 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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