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Accident: 201108081 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Falling Tractor Blade

Accident: 201108081 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/14/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12581324606/26/20060212Pahrump Heifer Ranch
On April 14, 2006 Employee #1 was changing a tractor blade. He loosened the bolts that attached the blade to the tractor, and the blade was resting on blocks. The blade fell off the blocks, landed on the middle and ring finger fingertips of his right hand, and amputated them. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, blocks, finger, farm machinery, caught between, tractor, blade, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125813246 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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