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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $23,868 $0 $0 $1,914 $0 $25,782
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $14,500 $0 $14,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100243 E01 I 08/09/2019 09/05/2019 $7,250 $11,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100136 A 08/09/2019 09/05/2019 $7,250 $11,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040007 B03 08/09/2019 09/05/2019 $0 $957 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 02002 Other 19040039 A02 08/09/2019 09/05/2019 $957 $957 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118125.015 Event: 06/27/2019Employee Amputates Toe After Being Ejected From Lawn Mower
At approximately 9:25 a.m. on June 27, 2019, an employee was mowing a residentia l lawn with a SKAG 52-inch V-Ride, stand-on/walk behind mower. The employee was mowing on a steep embankment on wet grass. The employee was mowing this lawn whe n the grass was wet with dew. The employee was wearing Converse All Star shoes. The mower became stuck in a rut. The employee was bouncing the machine trying to gain traction to get out of the rut, when traction was gained, the bucking mo tion ejected the employee off the mower onto the ground and the mower swung arou nd catching the employee's right big toe with the mower blade. The employee's b ig toe was amputated. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bucking, ejected, lawn mower, steep grade, stuck, toe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1416749.015 Hospitalized injury Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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