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Accident: 170155626 - Employee'S Little Finger Amputated By Falling Blocks

Accident: 170155626 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 02/17/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221812803/01/19918711California Production Service, Inc.
Employee #1, of California Production Service, Inc., was feeding hose into the rod hole when the blocks fell, crushing and amputating the little finger on his left hand. Although there were several coworkers present, none had a clear explanation of what happened except that Employee #1's hand slipped from the handle, forcing him to get another grip on it. Employee #1 tested positive for controlled substances.
Keywords: amputated, blocks, finger, work rules, slip, crushed, intoxicated, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112218128 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, extractive occupations

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