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Accident: 170703805 - Employee'S Right Thumb Tip Amputated By Lawn Mower Blade

Accident: 170703805 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 08/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11194912909/09/19930782Greenlawn Mortuaries & Cemeteries
On August 6, 1993, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Employee #1 of Greenlawn Mortuaries and Cemeteries attempted to dislodge debris from underneath a riding lawn mower. His right thumb was caught in the moving blade. The employee sustained a partial amputation of his right thumb, for which he was treated. No hospitalization was required.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, agriculture, work rules, cleaning, thumb, lockout, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111949129 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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