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Accident: 112465.015 - Employee Lacerates And Fractures Finger When Caught Between

Accident: 112465.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 12/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1370382.01501/10/2019Arb, Inc.
At 9:37 a.m. on December 12, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a con struction company, were removing a telephone pole at a job site. They were load ing cut sections of the pole into the front bucket of a loader/backhoe. Employe e #1's left middle finger became caught between a section of pole and the edge o f the loader bucket. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, an d treated for a lacerated and fractured finger.
Keywords: backhoe bucket, caught between, construction, construction vehicle, cutting, demolition, dismantling, equipment operator, finger, fracture, laceration, loading, material handling, utility pole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1370382.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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