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Accident: 117680.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Lawn Mower Blade

Accident: 117680.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 06/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1413159.01507/03/2019Brogan Landscaping, Inc.
At 8:40 a.m. on June 28, 2019, an employee was examining a push mower that a cow orker was having trouble starting. While the employee had his hand on the lawnmo wer deck and his fingers were curled underneath near the blades, the coworker st arted the mower. The employee was hospitalized and suffered amputations of his i ndex, middle and ring fingers at the middle phalanges on his right hand.
Keywords: amputation, blade, contact, finger, inspecting, landscaper, landscaping, lawn mower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1413159.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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