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Accident: 201491933 - Employee Amputates Finger When Struck By Concrete Chute

Accident: 201491933 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/19/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31290904703/12/20093531Builders Concrete Inc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on December 19, 2008, Employee #1, a concrete mixer, had delivered concrete via a mixing truck to the work site. He was washing out the chute on the truck. His right hand slipped, and the weight of the chute pinched his left finger between the chute and the truck. The weight of the chute amputated the fifth digit of his left hand at the second knuckle. He was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was released.
Keywords: amputated, concrete truck, finger, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312909047 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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