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Accident: 109629.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Wheel Loader Overturns

Accident: 109629.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1350053.01509/28/2018Dragados Usa Inc.,/Flatiron West, Inc/Sukut Construction, Inc./ A Joint Venture
At 7:50 a.m. on September 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a CAT 966 Wheel Loader and cleaning up loose road material at a heavy construction project. As he moved forward, the front tire began to ascend a 2:1 slope, and the loader tipped over. The employee was thrown into the window, hitting his head and injuring his finger. He was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for an amputated right index fingertip and then released without hospitalization.
Keywords: overturn, construction vehicle, amputation, inattention, head, finger, fall protection, equipment operator, fall, construction, fingertip, slope, struck against, amputated, wheel loader, speeding, pinned
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1350053.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Operating engineers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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