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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107975153 - Edinburgh Community School Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 107975153Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 07/13/1989

Edinburgh Community School Corporation
(Admin Bldg) 202 South Keeley Street
Edinburgh, IN 46124
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8210
Mailing: 202 South Keeley Street, Edinburgh, IN 46124

Inspection Type:Planned
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/13/1989
Close Case:08/13/1989

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
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
  1. 01001 Other 19100157 E02 07/24/1989 09/08/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170105621Event: 07/13/1989Employee Killed By Overturned Lawn Mower
At approximately 3:27 p.m. on June 4, 1991, Employee #1, a maintenance worker for Edinburgh Community School Corp., was mowing grass on top of a hill behind the superintendent's office with a John Deere 22 hp, model 430, diesel riding-type lawn mower. He drove the mower down the hill, but was descending too fast. He made a sharp left turn before the rear wheels of the mower were completely down the slope, causing the mower to tip over. The steering wheel hit him in the chest, crushing his rib cage and puncturing his lungs. He died of traumatic asphyxia.
Keywords: chest, lung, asphyxiated, struck against, steep grade, crushed, lawn mower, sharp turn, overturn, steering wheel
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107975153 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers

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