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Accident: 201122256 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Lawn Mower

Accident: 201122256 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 02/25/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12551826603/16/20000782Garden Contractor Maintenance
Employee #1 was replacing the sprocket chain that had come off of a gas mower when the machine cycled, amputating the tip of his left middle finger. The mower was owned by a client who allowed the employer to use it when mowing the client's lawn.
Keywords: amputated, repair, finger, rotating knife, work rules, lockout, lawn mower, struck by, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125518266 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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