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Accident: 119354.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger While Unclogging Lawn Mo

Accident: 119354.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1426645.01508/28/2019Dynaserv Florida, Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on August 26, 2019, an employee was unclogging wet cut grass from a riding lawn mower discharge chute. The employee reached under the discharge chu te guard with his finger to remove the blockage. The employee did so while sitti ng on the running lawn mower. His finger was caught by the blade, and he suffere d a partial amputation of the finger. He was treated without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, finger, fingertip, hand, lawn mower, machine guarding, partial amputation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1426645.015 67 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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