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Accident: 201635588 - Employee Lacerates Foot And Fractures Toes With Grinder

Accident: 201635588 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 10/25/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30927827310/27/20050783March Enterprises Inc
On October 25, 2005, Employee #1 was grinding a stump with a Vermeer Model Number SC252 stump grinder. As the stump was ground, debris accumulated behind the blade. Employee #1 kicked the debris to clear it, but when he did, his right foot came into contact with the blade. He sustained a deep laceration on the sole of his foot and two severely fractured toes. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: grinder, fracture, caught between, laceration, point of operation, tree, toe, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309278273 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crushing and grinding machine operators

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