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Accident: 202448155 - Employee'S Thumb Amputated When Caught In Cement Mixer

Accident: 202448155 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/14/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060205703/10/20081761Dri Companies - Residential Division
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on December 14, 2007, Employee #1 was emptying a portable cement mixer into a bucket. The handle on the cement mixer became stuck, so Employee #1 pulled the handle down with his left hand while holding onto the rotating gear with his right hand. His right thumb became caught on the rotating blade and was partially amputated. Employee #1 was transported to Corona Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, rotating knife, work rules, cleaning, caught by, concrete mixer, construction, thumb, jammed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310602057 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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