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Accident: 202491114 - Employee Lacerates Ring Finger When Caught On Bracket

Accident: 202491114 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/30/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On October 30, 2010, Employee #1 climbed onto his work truck to retrieve some tools. He stepped onto a truck-mounted foothold and grabbed a truck-mounted handhold with his left hand. Employee #1 then grabbed the tools with his right hand. As he stepped off the truck, the ring on his left ring finger caught on a bracket used to mount the handhold to the truck's cab. Employee #1 sustained a severe laceration to the left ring finger and was taken to a local hospital. He was later transferred to Pacific Medical Center for further surgical treatment.
Keywords: finger, ring, caught by, laceration, truck, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314534603 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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