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Accident: 200090744 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Mower

Accident: 200090744 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 11/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31233956711/21/20080782Grants General Landscaping
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 20, 2008 Employee #1 was operating a Walker mower (Model MTGHS) to pick up wet leaves from a lawn when material became jammed in the machine. He disengaged the mower blades, but left the mower engine running. He then lifted the mower deck, and reached in with his left hand to clear the jammed material. When the mower blades briefly engaged, Employee #1's left index and middle fingers were amputated. He was hospitalized at RI Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, agriculture, finger, work rules, jammed, lockout, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312339567 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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