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Accident: 119564.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Crushed/Amputated By Falling Concrete

Accident: 119564.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 08/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427786.01509/03/2019Western States Contracting, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on August 28, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker were removing concr ete debris from the bed of a truck and placing the material into the bucket of a backhoe. The coworker was lowering a concrete slab when it slipped from his ha nds, striking and crushing the fingers of Employee #1's right hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of one crushed finger and one partially amputate d finger.
Keywords: backhoe bucket, concrete slab, construction, crushed, debris, falling object, finger, partial amputation, struck by, truck, unloading
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427786.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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