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Accident: 116550.015 - Employee Cleaning Excavator Track Amputates Four Fingers

Accident: 116550.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 05/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403539.01505/24/2019Pessoa Construction Company
At 9:00 a.m. on May 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in site clearing for a new road. He was clearing dirt and debris fr om the rotating tracks of an excavator when his right hand became caught in a ro tating track. Four fingers were amputated. The employee was transported to the hospital for treatment of the amputations but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, caught by, caught in, cleaning, crushed, excavator, finger, highway, rotating parts, tracks
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403539.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause:

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