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Accident: 111929.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught In Pump Housing

Accident: 111929.015 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 11/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366866.01511/19/2018Worley Equipment Inc/Ch2m Hill Inc.
AT 8:15 a.m. on November 13, 2018, an employee was filling a portable tank with hydraulic fluid from an intermediate tank with a pneumatic pump and reached his right hand over it to increase the air pressure. The employee amputated the ti p of his middle finger when it was caught in the unguarded section of the pump h ousing.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, finger, guard, hydraulic fluid, tank, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366866.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Heavy equipment mechanics

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