TAG: Land Design

One OSHA region, three fatal mower accidents

April 27, 2016By

Three landscapers have died from mower accidents in the past month in the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s Southwest Region. The three deaths equal the total in the previous six years, Nola.com reports. The deaths took place when riding mowers overturned into small bodies of water in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. One fatal accident like this happened in each of the years 2015, 2014 and 2010,... read more

Landscaper killed after mower topples

April 12, 2016By

A landscaper died in early April after being trapped under a zero-turn mower that tipped over into a creek in Little Rock, Ark., Arkansas Online reported. Sammy Craig, 32, of Land Design, was mowing outside an apartment complex when the mower tipped over on a steep, grassy embankment and fell into a creek, according to the report. The mower was lifted... read more