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Accident: 202551586 - Greenskeeper'S Finger Tip Is Amputated After Being Crushed

Accident: 202551586 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316414702/24/20106512Irvine Company
On February 10, 2010, Employee #1, a greenskeeper for a golf course and property management company, was unloading a lawn mower from its transport trailer. The mower rolled back, and his left pinky was caught between the side of the trailer and a mower wheel. The initial diagnosis was a crushing/laceration injury that was treated at a clinic. After two days, the diagnosis changed, requiring the finger tip to be amputated. Thus, on February 12, 2010, the injury changed status to "serious" from "treated and released."
Keywords: wheel, amputated, finger, caught between, crushed, laceration, lawn mower, trailer, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313164147 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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