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Accident: 170160550 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Lawn Mower

Accident: 170160550 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/27/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11200480908/13/19900782Tree Beard Landscape, Inc.
Employee #1 was mowing grass with a powered lawn mower when he reached down to pick up a piece of telephone wire from the ground beside the lawn mower. The rotary blade caught the wire and pulled his left hand under the machine, amputating his index finger and the tip of his middle finger.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112004809 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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