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Accident: 108972.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Crushed By Falling Trailer, Is Later Am

Accident: 108972.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345062.01509/05/2018Petree Farms
At 2:45 p.m. on August 24, 2018, an employee was changing a flat tire from an ir rigation trailer that was lifted by a jack. The employee removed the flat tire and as positioning the replacement tire when the jack slipped on the dirt and th e trailer dropped, catching his right hand and crushed his ring finger. The emp loyee was transported to El Centro Medical Center before being transferred to UC SD Medical Center, where his finger was surgically amputated after being admitte d.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, crushed, falling object, finger, hand, jack, tire, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345062.015 68 M Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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