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Accident: 102081.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Crushed By A Dump Truck Tailgate

Accident: 102081.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 12/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285736.01512/13/2017J & J Enterprises Services, Inc.
On December 12, 2017, an employee was dumping concrete and asphalt using a Ford F800 dump truck. Once the employee dumped all the material, he lowered the truck bed back down and noticed that the tailgate was not closing properly due to the locking pin chain on the left side being in the way. The employee attempted to move the chain with his left hand and that's when the tail gate came down on his hand. The employee sustained broken bones, and dislocation to his left hand. T he employee was admitted in the hospital to under go surgery.
Keywords: crushed, dump truck, hand, tailgate
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1285736.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause:

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