Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14283394 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Lawn Mower

Accident: 14283394 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 08/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10904410708/06/19935261Nesco Northeastern Equipment Supply Corp.
Employee #1 was kneeling to one side of a lawn mower adjusting the carburetor. In his effort to stand up, he reached down and pushed off on the back of the lawn mower, which caused the lawn mower to flip up perpendicular to the ground. The rotating blade struck Employee #1's hands, amputating one finger and removing the tips of several others.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, rotating knife, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109044107 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close