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Accident: 104075.015 - Employee Is Struck By Backhoe Cylinder Piece And Amputates T

Accident: 104075.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303333.01503/21/2018John Deere Dubuque Works
At 7:45 a.m. on February 22, 2018, an employee was installing a swivel pin into the boom and cylinder hole on a backhoe. The cylinder became stuck and the emplo yee jogged the hoist to free the cylinder. When the cylinder came free, it struc k his thumb. His thumb was severely lacerated and was surgically amputated.
Keywords: amputation, backhoe, installing, laceration, struck by, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1303333.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Assemblers

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