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Accident: 170787329 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Lawn Mower

Accident: 170787329 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584915804/18/19979223Ca Corrections
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on December 16, 1996, Employee #1 reached into the discharge chute of a John Deere push mower, amputating the ring and middle fingers on his right hand. He had disabled the clutch/blade brake safety device.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, struck against, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125849158 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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