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Accident: 201024551 - Employee Fractures Thumb And Finger In Lawn Mower Blade

Accident: 201024551 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/31/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31582947311/02/20128211Old Adobe Union School District
On October 30, 2012, Employee #1, a groundskeeper, was mowing a lawn. The employee was clearing the debris that caught in the mower, when his hand was struck by the mower blade. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for fractures to his left thumb and fourth finger. The employee remains hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, finger, cleaning, thumb, lawn mower, struck by, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315829473 Hospitalized injury Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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