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Accident: 201503158 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Rotating Lawn Mower Blade

Accident: 201503158 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/31/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30113385608/21/20027349Santa Clara Valley Corp
On July 31, 2002, Employee #1 reached into the grass discharge channel of a mower to remove and dislodge clogged grass. His hand struck against the rotating blade, amputating two of his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, rotating knife, work rules, struck against, clogged, lawn mower, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301133856 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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