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Accident: 202509063 - Employee Injurs Hand Unclogging A Mower

Accident: 202509063 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/11/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31433063004/25/20120782Innovative Maintenance Solutions, Inc.,
Employee #1 was seriously injured when he pulled up and opened the safety door of the lawn mower while engine was still running, trying to unclog the slot of the safety door from wet grass. Employee #1's right hand came in contact with the rotating blade causing an amputation to his right middle and ring finger. Employee #1 was taken to a local hospital and later released, having to amputate parts of the two fingers involved.
Keywords: amputated, finger, health care facility, engine, lawn mower, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314330630 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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