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Accident: 201345345 - Employee'S Hand Is Amputated Operating A Mower

Accident: 201345345 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 11/30/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31280550012/09/20090782Boresow'S Lawn Service
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on November 30, 2009, Employee #1, a crew chief, was operating a stand behind industrial lawn mower, a Wright 48-in. deck, Model Number WS4817KAWRE, Serial Number 40162, stand-up ride behind mower. He struck a tree stump that was buried in the grass. He was thrown over, and in front of the mowing deck. The mower continued its forward motion rolling over and amputating Employee #1's hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: ejected, amputated, struck against, lawn mower, struck by, run over, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312805500 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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