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Accident: 122448.015 - Employee Amputates Two Toes When Struck By Blade In Fall Fro

Accident: 122448.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 07/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1418396.01507/25/2019Greenbelt Associates Inc T/A Greenbelt Landscapes
At 1:00 p.m. on July 23, 2019, an employee was operating a Wright Stander Mower cutting a lawn when he fell off the mower and struck his left foot on the unguar ded blades. The mover grass discharge chute was missing the deflector/catcher at tachment and the mower did not stop running when the employee's foot left the pl atform. The employee amputated his big toe and pointer toe and lacerated his lit tle toe, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, chute, cutting, equipment operator, foot, foot control, guard, interlock, laceration, landscaper, landscaping, lawn mower, machine guarding, machine operator, malfunction, mech malfunctio
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1418396.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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