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Accident: 144566.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Clearing Concrete Pump

Accident: 144566.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 11/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1583597.01503/15/2022Home Building Materials, Inc.

At approximately 2:00 p.m. on November 29, 2021, an employee was in the process of clearing/ unclogging the concrete pump, which required him to turn the pump o ff, then raise the hood on the concrete pump/ motor, and then use his hands/ man ually turn the belt pully. After the employee used his hands/ manually turned th e belt pully, he alleged that he restarted the pump, using the key/ ignition swi tch on the control panel. He then unintentionally placed his hand onto the driv e chain, subsequently resulting in the amputation of three of his fingertips. Th e amputation of three of his fingertips on his right hand and was hospitalized t o treat these injuries.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, fingertip, pulley, pump
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1583597.015 30 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause:

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