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Accident: 201700838 - Employee'S Face Crushed By Falling Mower

Accident: 201700838 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/04/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30330970207/06/20007992Jl Ward Company Inc

On July 4, 2000, Employee #1 was doing maintenance on a 1,650 lb, model 2153 John Deere mower. He lifted the mower with a cherry picker and a 2 ft spreader bar and had positioned himself underneath to work on it, when the eye bolt on the spreader bar straightened. The moower fell on Employee #1's face and fractured his nose and palate, and inflicted numerous cuts. He was in intensive care for several days, but when this report was written was expected to recover fully. Employee #1 did not block the mower after he had raised it.

Keywords: fracture, blocks, overloaded, nose, struck by, face, falling object, spreader bar

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 303309702 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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