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Accident: 119223.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Lawn Mower

Accident: 119223.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 8:00 a.m. on July 9, 2019, an employee was operating a Toro push behind lawn mower to cut the grass. The mower became clogged with grass and the employee rea ched down to unclog the blade while holding onto the activation bar with one han d. The employee sustained severe cuts to his right middle and ring finger, which were amputated two days after the accident. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, clearing, clogged, contact, finger, lawn mower, operator, reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1417210.015 17 M Non Hospitalized injury

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