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Accident: 113011.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip By Falling Fire Extinguisher

Accident: 113011.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 01/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374133.01501/28/2019Hy-Vee
At 7:15 p.m. on January 16, 2019, Employee #1 was cleaning the floor when he slipped and fell on a wet floor sign. While falling, the employee grabbed the fire extinguisher which then fell on the employee's hand causing a right index finger amputation to first knuckle. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: slip, amputated, fall, finger, hand, amputation, fire extinguisher, falling object, fingertip, tripped, slippery surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1374133.015 17 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Food Cleanup Worker

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