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Accident: 170840144 - Employee Injured When Mover Blade Amputated Both Toes

Accident: 170840144 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/04/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12561787806/01/20010782Keough'S Landscaping
On May 4, 2001, Employee #1 of Keough's Landscaping was using a leaf blower at customers while his coworker was mowing the lawn. Employee #1 was standing with his back to the mower path and a Honda rotary mower with 21-in. blade struck his toes on his left foot. Employee #1 and coworker turned around onto the same path simultaneously. Employee #1 was hospitalized. His toes was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, laceration, lawn mower, toe, blade, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125617878 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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