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Accident: 170899249 - Employee'S Toes Amputated By Mower

Accident: 170899249 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12609399610/08/19968211El Segundo Unified School District
Employee #1 was using a gas-operated bush mower on a hill when he slipped and lost his balance. His left foot slid under the mower, amputating his big toe and the first joint of his second toe. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to the R. F. Kennedy Medical Center for treatment. He was not wearing safety shoes at the time of the accident.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, slip, lawn mower, toe, lost balance, safety shoe, slope, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126093996 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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