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Accident: 201508033 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Folding Ladder

Accident: 201508033 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 10/03/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31006168410/15/20073273R C Ready Mix Co, Inc
On October 3, 2007, Employee #1, a 20-year-old mixer driver trainee, was descending the fixed ladder on the concrete mixer truck after washout. His right boot got caught on the last rung of the ladder, while his left foot was on the ground. He grabbed the ladder railing with his left index finger, and as the portion of the ladder that folds over when the truck is in transit lifted up, his finger got pinched between the railing and stop bar. Employee #1 suffered a partial amputation to his left index finger tip. He was treated and released from Valley Care Health Systems in Pleasanton.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, concrete truck, finger, ladder, fixed ladder, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310061684 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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