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Accident: 114792.015 - Employee Fractures Arm And Hand, Amputates Finger When Caugh

Accident: 114792.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 12/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 7:45 a.m. on December 15, 2018, an employee was vacuuming leaves when the vacuum jammed. The employee tried to clear the jam without deenergizing it and caught his right hand and arm within the machine. The employee sustained multiple fractures and lacerations, and amputated his index finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, arm, fracture, jammed, amputation, laceration, hand, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369452.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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