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Accident: 201798238 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Jumping From Truck

Accident: 201798238 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/19/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30133220105/27/20048211Azusa Unf Sch Dist; Lee Elementary

At about 9:30 a.m. on May 19, 2004, Employee #1, grounds worker for a local unified school district, was jumping a distance of approximately 3 ft from a truck flatbed to the asphalt parking lot below. A ring on his finger was caught by a sharp edge on an aluminum stanchion panel. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital for an amputation of the finger.

Keywords: amputated, finger, ring, caught by, truck, flatbed truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301332201 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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