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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

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 Serious UAC R614-1-5.C.3 10/08/2021 11/15/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136755.015 Event: 06/02/2021Employee Drowns When Crashing Mower Into Water
At 9:00 a.m. on June 2, 2021, an employee was driving a TORO Z-Master Model Numb er 74952 Riding Lawn Mower cutting grass at a campground. The employee drove too close to the edge of a canal and miscalculated his turn radius causing the fron t left tire to drop off the edge. The front end of the mower impacted the slope with enough force to cause the back end to come up and over the front end thereb y ejecting the employee down into the water face first. The mower then fell on t op of the back of the employee pinning him under water and killing him due to dr owning.
Keywords: asphyxiated, back, canal, caught between, cutting, ditch, driver, drown, drowning, ejected, equipment operator, face, finger, head, lack of oxygen, landscaping, lawn mower, lung, motor vehicle, neck, pinned, river, roll-ov
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1536538.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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