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Accident: 113490.015 - Employee Is Struck By Lawnmower'S Blade And Amputates Finger

Accident: 113490.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368121.01512/13/2018Double Tree Landscape, Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on September 8, 2018, an employee was attempting to clear a jam of sticks, grass, and leaves at the discharge point where the debris enters the catch bag. The employee had his hand on the lawnmower's throttle and amputated three of his fingertips when the blade rotated. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: struck by, amputated, finger, amputation, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368121.015 40 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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