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Accident: 130652.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Fireworks Explode In Hand

Accident: 130652.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1492077.01509/10/2020A & B Towing

At 1:45 p.m. on July 4, 2020, an employee arrived at a closed towing yard for a 4th of July fireworks display. The employee was holding firecrackers in his righ t hand when they exploded. The employee had three fingers amputated and was hosp italized as a result.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, dry explosive, explosion, explosives, finger, fireworks, hand, injury illness prevention program, tow truck, truck driver

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1492077.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, light

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