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Accident: 118317.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb In Fire Truck Hose Cover

Accident: 118317.015 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 07/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1418272.01507/22/2019U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee
At 8:30 a.m. on July 21, 2019, an employee was conducting fire truck operations training when he shut a hose bed cover on his finger. The employee severed his r ight thumb mid-way and required medical treatment without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, finger, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, fire truck, hose, metal, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, partial amputation, sheared, thumb, training, water hose
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1418272.015 29 M Non Hospitalized injury Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations

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