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Accident: 105691.015 - Employee Reaches Into Mixer And Amputates Finger

Accident: 105691.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 05/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317016.01505/17/2018Southwest Construction Services, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on May 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at a three-story commercial building project. He was using a hand-he ld Milwaukee power drill to mix concrete. When the mixing pedal came loose, the employee reached in to tighten it without first turning off the tool. The empl oyee's left glove became caught in the mixer and his left pinky finger was amput ated. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for th e finger amputation.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, concrete, construction, drill, electric drill, equipment operator, finger, glove, hand tool, lockout, mixer, mixer blade, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1317016.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Waterproofing

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