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Accident: 201481850 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Lawnmower Blade

Accident: 201481850 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584083512/02/19980782Nessco Landscaping And Construction
A grounds maintenance employee was cutting grass using a gas powered push-type lawnmower. While he was cutting the grass on a sloping hill side, the lawnmower struck a rock and tipped over. The employee lost his balance and his hand came into contact with the mower blade, amputating his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, lawn mower
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125840835 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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