Occupational
& Environmental
Medicine
College of Human Medicine

Drowning

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 240 33-year-old male landscape worker drowned when the Toro Z Master riding lawnmower he was using to cut grass on a 24- to 27- degree culvert slope overturned into a water-filled ditch.
Case 421 A 38-year-old owner and a 20-year-old coworker drowned when they attempted to assist coworkers in a boat taking on water and beginning to sink.