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Accident: 108193.015 - Employee Jumps From Riding Lawn Mower And Lacerates Both Han

Accident: 108193.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 07/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337939.01508/14/2018Western Dupage Services, Inc.
At 7:50 a.m. on July 24, 2018, an employee was operating a riding zero turn mower over wet grass when he panicked due to an unexpected movement of the equipment and he jumped from it, landing near the discharge chute. The employee was struck by the mower's blades and lacerated his right hand and wrist. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, laceration, hand, wrist, blade, lawn mower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337939.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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