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Accident: 14453526 - Employee'S Fingertip Severed When Caught In Gears

Accident: 14453526 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/04/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193153308/04/19861611Cass County Secondary Road Dept.
Employee #1 reached down behind the operator's seat for the safety levers, but he missed them and his hand went into an 11 1/2 in. high opening of unspecified width. His left middle finger came in contact with the tank shaft gear and sling shaft gear, severing the fingertip.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, construction, gear, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101931533 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Crane and tower operators

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