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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1387838.015 - Horticultural Ventures, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1387838.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 03/26/2019

Horticultural Ventures, Inc
1514st Bordon Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 4616 North Ave, Oceanside, CA 92056

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/25/2019
Close Case:04/29/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 114781.015Event: 03/22/2019Employee Lacerates Fingers When Struck By Landscape Trimmer
At 9:35 a.m. on March 22, 2019, an employee was working with a coworker, cleaning up an area that had some low laying brush behind a home that was located on an incline. The employee was using a STIHL HS 86 hedge trimmer to cut back the low laying brush and his coworker was behind him with a rake, collecting the cuttings. The employee walked forward on the inclined slope and a small rock came loose under his foot, lost his balance and fell backwards. The employee was struck by the trimmer and lacerated his right hand's fingers. The employee was transported to Palomar Hospital via ambulance, where he was admitted.
Keywords: struck by, fall, hand, lost balance, laceration, finger
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1387838.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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