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Accident: 201067071 - Tip Of Employee'S Finger Amputated

Accident: 201067071 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/07/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30111880810/21/20031623Sumac Development Inc
At approximately, 3:00 p.m. on October 7, 2003, an employee of Sumac Development, Inc. was installing a 12 inch water pipe in front of a residence. The trench was about 24 inches deep and opened by a backhoe. While installing the pipe, the worker's fingers were pinched at the end of the pipe and the backhoe bucket, amputating the employee's fingertips.
Keywords: amputated, installing, finger, trench, pipe, backhoe, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301118808 Hospitalized injury Amputation Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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