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Accident: 202487419 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Mower

Accident: 202487419 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/04/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582234611/13/20089223Ca Corrections - Susanville Correctional Ctr
On September 4, 2008, Employee #1, a state prison inmate, was mowing lawns on the prison grounds. He reached down to raise the wheels of the mower while its engine was running. Employee #1's fingers contacted the mower blade. He was hospitalized for partial amputations of his little, ring, and middle fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, engine, lawn mower, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125822346 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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