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Accident: 201076734 - Employee Amputates Finger While Smashing Glass With Crowbar

Accident: 201076734 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/09/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268610803/10/20115093Contain-A-Way Dba Nexcycle
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on February 9, 2011, an employee, a site attendant was working for a recycling center in San Diego. The employee was performing normal job duties but was in training. While smashing glass with a crowbar, his right pinky finger came in contact with a metal lid and created a deep cut. An ambulance was called and the employee was taken away. The employee was hospitalized and treated for partial amputation of a pinky finger, including bone loss.
Keywords: amputated, finger, struck against, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312686108 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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