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Accident: 170155386 - Employee'S Toe Amputated By Rotating Drum

Accident: 170155386 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 08/14/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221351708/14/19907532A1 Body Shop
At about 4:10 p.m. on August 3, 1990, Employee #1 was standing on the back of ready-mix truck #0716, which was owned by SP Milling Co. He was cleaning the truck with the drum rotating and with one foot on the counter mechanism. As the drum rotated, the drum counter engagement cog created a pinch point, amputating the second toe on his right foot. Medical personnel were unable to re-attach the severed digit.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, concrete truck, work rules, cleaning, drum, toe, nip point, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112213517 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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