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Accident: 109855.015 - Employee Sustains Amputation From Lawnmower Blade

Accident: 109855.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 10/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351543.01510/09/2018Becks Ornamental & Turf Management
On October 9, 2018, an employee was mowing a lawn when he attempted to extract b uilt up grass from the lawnmower's exhaust chute. The employee's fingers came in to contact with the rotating propeller, resulting in the amputation of the emplo yee's middle and index fingers on his right hand.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, finger, lawn mower, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351543.015 59 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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