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Accident: 201497690 - Employee Fractures Hand When Cought Between Pipe Sections

Accident: 201497690 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672127301/08/20130721Sunrise Farm Labor Inc
On November 29, 2012, Employee #1 and a coworker were assigned to move and relocate aluminum irrigation pipe in a field. The employee and the coworker were in the field connecting the pipe. The pipe sections were approximately 20 ft long. Employee #1 told the coworker to pull the pipe, but the coworker pushed on the pipe. Employee #1's hand was on the end of the pipe, and caught the employee's hand, between the sections causing injury to his right hand. Employee #1 was taken to Kaweah Delta Hospital, where he was treated for fracture to his right hand and released.
Keywords: fracture, irrigation pipe, caught between, pipe, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316721273 Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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