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Accident: 170846596 - Employee'S Finger Lacerated By Mower Blade

Accident: 170846596 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/07/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11995588812/03/19967999Palm Royale Country Club
Employee #1 was helping a coworker mow the lawn. The coworker raised the left mower reel, and Employee #1 removed the hanging grass catcher to empty the accumulated cuttings. The coworker then heard him scream and got off the mower to investigate. Employee #1 sustained lacerations to his finger when it became entangled in the mower blade. Employee #1 elected not to participate in the accident investigation.
Keywords: finger, struck against, laceration, lawn mower, entangled, blade, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119955888 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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