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Accident: 201168036 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Using Sledge Hammer

Accident: 201168036 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/07/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12616144707/20/20061771Gensalves & Santucci Inc Dba Conco Pumping
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a mobile concrete pump truck. He was cleaning the pump and installing the swing away from the transition clamp. He was holding the transition piece with his left hand, and a three-pound sledge hammer in his right hand. Employee #1 struck the wedge pin for the transition piece with the sledge hammer and was injured when the hammer bounced off the pin and hit his left hand. He was treated at LA County Hospital for amputation of his left ring finger.
Keywords: concrete pump, amputated, concrete truck, finger, struck by, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 7 80
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126161447 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Other

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