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Accident: 109712.015 - Employee Is Clearing Wood Chipper Of Debris And Amputates Mi

Accident: 109712.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319463.01505/31/2018Mario'S Tree Service
At 8:54 a.m. on May 16, 2018, an employee was clearing some debris from a chipper chute while it was still operating. The employee caught his right hand's middle finger with the chipper and amputated it from his hand. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, chipper, caught by, finger, amputation, cleaning, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1319463.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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