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Accident: 103824.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Caught Between Truck Bed And Tailgate

Accident: 103824.015 -- Report ID: 0152300 -- Event Date: 11/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280533.01512/05/2017Town Of New Gloucester
At 9:00 a.m. on November 28, 2017, Employee #1, a municipal employee, was operat ing a dump truck and dumping gravel onto a road for paving. A clump of gravel b ecame caught between the tailgate and the truck's bed. As he attempted to clear the gravel, his fingers became caught and crushed. Employee #1 was transported and admitted to the hospital. He was treated for a fractured left index finger and a lacerated left middle finger.
Keywords: caught between, construction, crushing, dump truck, dump truck bed, finger, fracture, laceration, tailgate, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1280533.015 34 M Non Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal

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