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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1140071.015 - Brian Butz

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh

Nr: 1140071.015Report ID: 0317500Open Date: 04/14/2016

Brian Butz
800 Cabin Hill Drivenull
Greensburg, PA 15601
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 169 Butz Roadnull, Latrobe, PA 15650

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/14/2016
Close Case:08/25/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1154243 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 84500.015Event: 04/14/2016Worker Operating Riding Mower Is Caught By Chain And Asphyxi
At 9:30 a.m. on April 14, 2016, an employee was operating a Walker zero-turn rid ing mower. He tried to drive the mower under a 5-millimeter (0.1875-inch) steel alloy chain. The chain pinned his neck against the plastic box that contained th e grass clippings. He sustained neck injuries, and he was asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught between, caught by, chain, lawn mower, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1140071.015 Fatality Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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