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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $560 $0 $560
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $560 $0 $560
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 11/10/1993 10/19/1993 $225 $225 $0 01/21/1994 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 11/10/1993 12/06/1993 $335 $335 $0 01/21/1994 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170612931 Event: 10/04/1993Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Lawn Mower Blade
Employee #1 was operating a Walker riding lawn mower. He was on an island in the parking lot of a golf course when the front of the mower slid off the curb and into a parked car. Employee #1 yelled to a coworker and asked him to help lift the mower off the car. The mower has a handle on each side at the front where two rotary blades are located. The coworker picked up his side of the mower with the handle while Employee #1 put his right hand on the handle and his left hand under the front of the mower. Employee #1 had not shut off the lawn mower and the rotary blades cut off three of his fingers at the first knuckle. The lawn mower had all guards and Employee #1 was well trained. No violations were issued.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, work rules, lawn mower, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119815108 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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