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Accident: 170621072 - Employee'S Finger Amputated When Ring Catches On Railing

Accident: 170621072 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018485807/10/19964212Pleasant Hill Bayshore Disposal
Employee #1 was working for a waste disposal company. He was jumping off the back of a flatbed truck when the ring on his left index finger became caught on a metal railing. His finger was almost completely amputated. He was transported to the hospital, where it was surgically reattached.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, finger, ring, caught by, truck, fall, flatbed truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120184858 Hospitalized injury Amputation Garbage collectors

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