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Accident: 201160074 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated While Adjusting Lawn Mower

Accident: 201160074 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12609603109/12/19967812Paramount Pictures
Employee #1, a landscaper, was adjusting the cutting height of a lawn mower by adjusting the wheels. He lifted the mower while its motor was running, amputating two fingers on his right hand. There were no witnesses to the accident. The lawn mower was designed so that the blades would rotate while it was running in idle.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, rotating knife, work rules, struck against, lawn mower, hand, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126096031 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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